An intricate psychological thriller from the master of Norwegian crime writing. When the corpse of Katrine, a recovering drug addict, is discovered, an intricate plot is exposed, juxtaposing the self-delusion of drug addicts with the more complex self-delusions of the well-respected middle-class people treating them.
"K.O. Dahl's fourth installment in the Oslo Detective series is set seven years prior to the book that started it all: The Fourth Man. It's the early nineties, and Oslo is driven by the rapid success of the IT boom. The brutal murder of a beautiful girl employed at a software company becomes the point of departure for a puzzling investigation led by Inspectors Gunnarstranda and Fr