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  • Published: 17 September 2019
  • ISBN: 9781405939768
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 512
  • RRP: $19.99
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The Chestnut Man




From the creator of the hit television show The Killing, a nail-biting debut - a stylish and atmospheric thriller that follows the race to find a serial killer terrorizing Copenhagen.

The debut novel from the creator and writer of The Killing.

On a blistery autumn morning Rosa Hartung returns to her job as Minister for Social Affairs, a year after the dramatic disappearance of her twelve year-old daughter. Linus Berger, a mentally disturbed young man, confessed to her killing, but claims he can't remember where he buried her dismembered corpse.

That same day Rosa returns to Parliament, a young mother is found murdered at her home in the suburbs of Copenhagen - she's been tortured, and one hand has been cut off. Detectives Thulin and Hess, sent to investigate the crime, arrive to find a figure made of chestnut hanging from a nearby playhouse.

When yet another woman is murdered, and another chestnut figure is found, Thulin and Hess begin to suspect that there's a connection between the previously closed Hartung case and the new recent victims.

Thulin and Hess are drawn into a race against time, as the murderer is on a mission that is far from over.

  • Pub date: 17 September 2019
  • ISBN: 9781405939768
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 512
  • RRP: $19.99

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