The Resource The chestnut man : a novel, Søren Sveistrup ; translated by Caroline Waight

The chestnut man : a novel, Søren Sveistrup ; translated by Caroline Waight

Label
The chestnut man : a novel
Title
The chestnut man
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Søren Sveistrup ; translated by Caroline Waight
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Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • dan
  • eng
Summary
"On the first Tuesday in October, Rosa Hartung is returning to her job as minister for social affairs following a year's leave of absence--granted after the dramatic disappearance of her twelve-year-old daughter. Linus Bekker, a mentally ill young man, confessed to her killing, but is unable to remember where he buried the various parts of her dismembered corpse, leaving Rosa with no choice but to try to move on without closure. The same day Rosa returns to parliament, a young single mother is found brutally murdered at her home in the suburbs of Copenhagen--she's been tortured, and one hand has been cut off. Thulin and Hess, the detectives sent to investigate the crime, arrive at the address to find a figure made of chestnuts hanging from a playhouse nearby. When yet another woman is murdered--this time with both hands cut off--and another chestnut figure is found, Thulin and Hess begin to suspect a connection to the Hartung case. To put an end to the killing spree, the pair, with nothing in common aside from equally troubled personal lives, realize they will need to put aside their differences in a race against time--and a brutal psychopath"--
Member of
Storyline
Tone
Award
Library Journal Best Books, 2019.
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Provided by publisher
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10729857
Cataloging source
PUL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1968-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sveistrup, Søren
Dewey number
839.813/8
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Danish
LC call number
PT8177.29.V44
LC item number
K3713 2019
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Waight, Caroline
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True
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  • Murder
  • Serial murderers
  • Copenhagen (Denmark)
  • Serial murderers
  • Murder
  • Denmark
Label
The chestnut man : a novel, Søren Sveistrup ; translated by Caroline Waight
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Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1055570795
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
516 pages
Isbn
9780062895363
Lccn
2018043852
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1055570795
Label
The chestnut man : a novel, Søren Sveistrup ; translated by Caroline Waight
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1055570795
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
516 pages
Isbn
9780062895363
Lccn
2018043852
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1055570795

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