Block 46 (Paperback)Johana Gustawsson (author)
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Falkenberg, Sweden. The mutilated body of talented young jewellery designer, Linnea Blix, is found in a snow-swept marina.
Hampstead Heath, London. The body of a young boy is discovered with similar wounds to Linnea's.
Buchenwald Concentration Camp, 1944. In the midst of the hell of the Holocaust, Erich Hebner will do anything to see himself as a human again.
Are the two murders the work of a serial killer, and how are they connected to shocking events at Buchenwald?
Plumbing the darkness and the horrific evidence of the nature of evil, Block 46 is a multi-layered, sweeping and evocative thriller that heralds a stunning new voice in French Noir.
`A bold and intelligent read' Laura Wilson, Guardian
`Dark, oppressive and bloody but it's also thought-provoking, compelling and very moving' Metro
`A bold and audacious debut from a very talented writer. Heralds the beginning of a thrilling new series' R J Ellory
`A real page-turner, I loved it' Martina Cole
'A great serial-killer thriller with a nice twist ... first rate' James Oswald
`Cleverly plotted, simply excellent' Ragnar Jonasson
Publisher: Orenda Books
Number of pages: 304
Dimensions: 128 x 198 mm
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“Utterly Dark But Utterly Brilliant”
Block 46 is the debut thriller from French author Johana Gustawsson which has been translated by Maxim Jakubowski and it will leave you breathless. Block 46, is utterly while being utterly brilliant at the same time,... More
When I heard Johana read parts of Block 46 and talk so passionately about what she had written at the recent Orenda Roadshow in Leeds, I knew I had to read this book.
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