|Format:||Print Book 2011|
|Availability:||Available at 3 Libraries 3 of 3 copies|
A Time Magazine Top 10 Fiction book for 2011
One of the Wall Street Journal 's Top 10 Mysteries of the Year 2011
Prepare for The Hypnotist to cast its spell
In the frigid clime of Tumba, Sweden, a gruesome triple homicide attracts the interest of Detective Inspector Joona Linna, who demands to investigate the murders. The killer is still at large, and there's only one surviving witness--the boy whose family was killed before his eyes. Whoever committed the crimes wanted this boy to die: he's suffered more than one hundred knife wounds and lapsed into a state of shock. Desperate for information, Linna sees only one option: hypnotism. He enlists Dr. Erik Maria Bark to mesmerize the boy, hoping to discover the killer through his eyes.
It's the sort of work that Bark has sworn he would never do again--ethically dubious and psychically scarring. When he breaks his promise and hypnotizes the victim, a long and terrifying chain of events begins to unfurl.
An international sensation, The Hypnotist is set to appear in thirty-seven countries, and it has landed at the top of bestseller lists wherever it's been published--in France, Holland, Germany, Spain, Italy, Denmark. Now it's America's turn. Combining the addictive power of the Stieg Larsson trilogy with the storytelling drive of The Silence of the Lambs , this adrenaline-drenched thriller is spellbinding from its very first page.
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Joona Linna book series
#1 - The Hypnotist
#2 - The Nightmare
#3 - The Fire witness
#4 - The Sandman
#5 - Stalker
#6 - The Rabbit hunter
Murder victims -- Fiction.
Children of murder victims -- Fiction.
Hypnotists -- Fiction.
Murderers -- Identification -- Fiction.
|Publisher|| New York :Picador,2011
|Edition||1st Picador ed.|
|Other Titles|| Hypnotisören.
Excerpt from "The Nightmare"
"A Sarah Crichton book."
510 pages, 10 unnumbered pages ; 21 cm