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The torso / Helene Tursten ; translated by Katarina Emilie Tucker.

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  • 2 of 3 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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Summary:

Part of a human torso washes up on a beach near Göteborg, Sweden. It is so mutilated that gender is only established by DNA testing. A similar crime, now several years old, remains unsolved in Denmark. Detective Inspector Irene Huss is dispatched to Copenhagen to liaise with police. Then a third corpse is discovered. This time its identified. It is a girl Detective Huss knew; she had been asked by the girls mother to locate her missing daughter. A fourth victim, the son of a woman heading the Copenhagen crime squad, is also known to Huss. She fears the killer is tracking her, killing people with whom she is connected. There is even a chilling suggestion that he or she is one of her colleagues.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library FIC TURSTEN (Text) 33892100404731 Adult Fiction Book None 10/14/2016 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1569474257
  • Physical Description: 341 pages ; 20 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Soho Press, [2006]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
Part of a human torso washes up on a beach near Göteborg, Sweden. It is so mutilated that gender is only established by DNA testing. A similar crime, now several years old, remains unsolved in Denmark. Detective Inspector Irene Huss is dispatched to Copenhagen to liaise with police. Then a third corpse is discovered. This time its identified. It is a girl Detective Huss knew; she had been asked by the girls mother to locate her missing daughter. A fourth victim, the son of a woman heading the Copenhagen crime squad, is also known to Huss. She fears the killer is tracking her, killing people with whom she is connected. There is even a chilling suggestion that he or she is one of her colleagues.
Language Note:
Translated from the Swedish.
Subject: Women detectives > Fiction.
Serial murder investigation > Denmark > Copenhagen > Fiction.
Genre: Detective and mystery fiction.

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