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The Chestnut Man: The gripping debut novel from the writer of The Killing
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The Chestnut Man: The gripping debut novel from the writer of The Killing (Paperback)

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'A full-throttle thriller in the tradition of classic Stieg Larsson, drenched in atmosphere and charged with adrenaline. I loved this book' A. J. Finn, author of The Woman In The Window



THE DEBUT NOVEL FROM THE CREATOR AND WRITER OF HIT TV SHOW THE KILLING



As the leaves fall, he's coming for you. . .



One October morning in a quiet suburb, the police make a terrible discovery.



A young woman is found brutally murdered with one of her hands missing.



Above her hangs a small doll made of chestnuts.



Examining the doll, Forensics are shocked to find a fingerprint belonging to a young girl, kidnapped and murdered a year ago.



Can a new killer be the key to an old crime?



And will his spree be over when winter arrives - or is he only just getting started?

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'The Stieg Larsson comparisons seem unfair - on Sveistrup. He is quite simply in another league' Metro



'If you're pining for a dose of Jo Nesbo-style Scandi noir, The Chestnut Man should hit the spot' The Times



'Has success written all over it' Daily Express



'Creepy, clever and packed with tension' Sun



'If you are one of the millions who enjoyed The Killing, you'll want to read the first novel by its creator' Guardian



The Times Best Paperbacks of the Month

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Praise for The Killing



'TV of the absolute finest quality . . . the writing shines' Guardian



'Excellent . . . A shrewd mix of police procedural, political thriller and domestic drama' New York Times



'The most talked-about, boxset-friendly cultural landmarks of the 21st century to date' Independent

Fiction & PoetryCrime & ThrillersFiction & PoetryFiction in translation Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd Publication Date: 05/09/2019 ISBN-13: 9781405939768  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Soren Sveistrup (Author) Soren Sveistrup is an internationally acclaimed scriptwriter of the Danish television phenomenon The Killing which won various international awards and sold in more than a hundred countries. More recently, Sveistrup wrote the screenplay for Jo Nesbo's The Snowman. Sveistrup obtained a Master in Literature and in History from the University of Copenhagen and studied at the Danish Film School. He has won countless prizes, including an Emmy for Nikolaj and Julie and a BAFTA for The Killing.

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Not since reading The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo have I been so icily gripped by a crime novel. This startling debut features a motivated killer, a troubled pair of mismatched detectives, grisly crime scenes and an atmosphere so chilling you'll need a blanket for sure. The Chestnut Man brings fresh energy and drive to the Scandi-crime genre.

Gary, Web Team

Charing Cross Rd Bookshop - 20/09/2019

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