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Author: Karin Alvtegen
Publisher: Edinburgh : Canongate, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Missing" grabs the reader from the first page, and doesn't let go until the gruesome denouement. This fabulous thriller won the Best Nordic Crime Novel in 2000 (previous winners include Peter Hoeg's Miss Smilla's and Henning Mankell's "Faceless Killers") and has enjoyed massive success all over Europe. Sibylla is on the run from the authorities and convention. Choosing to live of-no-fixed abode for many years, she  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories
Thrillers (Fiction)
Detective and mystery fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karin Alvtegen
ISBN: 9781841959382 1841959383 9780857860224 0857860224
OCLC Number: 756707968
Language Note: Translated from the Swedish.
Notes: Originally published in Swedish as Saknad: Stockholm : Natur och Kultur, 2000. Translation originally published: 2003.
Awards: Short-listed for Edgar Allan Poe Awards: Best Novel Category 2009
Description: 347 pages ; 20 cm
Other Titles: Saknad.
Responsibility: Karin Alvtegen ; translated from the Swedish by Anna Paterson.


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A genuine hit . . . a brilliant novel. * * Gefle Dagblad, Sweden * * A very powerful novel. Skilfully, very intimately and realistically, Alvtegen describes an individual living outside the Read more...

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