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The Voices Beyond

Johan Theorin is a master storyteller, and this fourth book in the Oland trilogy – each of which is based on a season – rounds it out with a tale of summertime death and mayhem. The terror begins when a young boy out paddling runs…
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The Voices Beyond

Written by Johan Theorin, translated by Marlaine Delargy — Like the three previous books in Johan Theorin’s Öland Quartet, which are gothic thrillers rooted in the tradition of Nordic noir whose settings follow the passage of the seasons, the concluding book is set during a sleepy summer heat…
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It’s over 10 years since Stieg Larsson’s Millennium series made Scandinavian crime fiction a global phenomenon. Four films later – three made in Sweden and one in Hollywood – the deceased author has missed out on the acclaim his books have garnered. However, his achievements…
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