“We Know You Remember” by Tove Alsterdal – Book Review @harperbooks @HarperCollinsCa #WeKnowYouRemember #ToveAlsterdal #HighCoastSeries #BookReview #NordicNoir

"We Know You Remember" by Tove Alsterdal - Book Review @harperbooks @HarperCollinsCa #WeKnowYouRemember #ToveAlsterdal #HighCoastSeries #BookReview #NordicNoir

First ebook within the Excessive Coast sequence that includes Swedish policewoman Eira Sjödin.
Translated by Alice Menzies.

Winner of the Glass Key Award for Finest Nordic Thriller Novel • Finest Swedish Thriller Novel of the 12 months • Shortlisted for Finest Swedish Guide of the 12 months •

Think about… you might be solely fourteen years outdated and you might be accused of a horrible crime. In consequence, your mother and father flip their backs on you, the neighborhood sees you as a monster, you might be despatched to a youth detention heart. However you do not bear in mind having dedicated the crime! The authorities do not imagine you. They hold saying “We all know you bear in mind“.

If I take one factor away from this superbly written crime novel, it could be the sense of place. Actually, I felt like I used to be in Sweden studying it – such had been the immersive descriptions and normal temper.

The characters had been compelling of their authenticity. The policewoman, Eira Sjödin, hails from the realm the place the crime passed off all these years in the past and her native data proves invaluable. She was an fascinating lady with a multilayered character. She labored in Stockholm till she realized that her mom’s dementia had progressed to such an extent that she shouldn’t dwell alone. Now she divides her days between caring for her mom and dealing for the police. The age-old dilemma of being torn between non-public {and professional} life – and he or she is about aside. She is extraordinarily lonely, however her household life prevents her from having a social life after work. She is bent over by the burden of her obligations. I have never liked a protagonist a lot since Manon Bradshaw of Susie Steiner’s novels.The plot contains present murders and historic chilly instances. Police forces are small for such a big rural space. The police depend on the assistance of native patrols made up of volunteers to report any uncommon circumstances or actions.

Usually, Eira works on the beat in Angermanland, however on this ebook, she’s seconded to assist with the homicide investigation by Violent crime detective, Georg Georgsson, aka GG.

The gradual however regular tempo of the ebook revealed the multi-layered and complicated plot the identical method you’d delicately peel again the layers of an onion.

The ending may not go well with all readers because it was fairly abrupt and did not deal with the entire many strings that would signify a “tight” conclusion. It was, nevertheless, life like and the right transition to the second novel within the sequence”You will never be foundwhich I am unable to wait to learn. Extremely really useful for lovers of police procedurals and nordic noir.

This assessment was written voluntarily and my score was under no circumstances influenced by the truth that I obtained a free digital copy of this novel from harpist through NetGalley.

ISBN: 9780063115064 – A SIN: B08RDWJGQB368pages

Posted on September 28, 2021 (this title is from my NetGalley backlist)

Tove Alsterdal (1960) is one in all Sweden’s most famed thriller writers. She has written six critically acclaimed thrillers and received literary prizes in Sweden and France.

Tove Alsterdal debuted in 2009 with The Forgotten Useless and has since written 5 critically acclaimed impartial novels. Alsterdal’s second novel, Buried in silence, was shortlisted for the Finest Thriller Novel of the 12 months award in 2012, an award she received in 2014 for The lacking. It was adopted by Don’t flip round in 2016 And Erasure in 2019 – each grew to become nationwide bestsellers.

Within the fall of 2020, Alsterdal has launched a traditional procedural crime sequence for the primary time starring investigator Eira Sjödin and positioned within the stunning Excessive Coast area of northeast Sweden. The primary ebook, We all know you bear in mindwas revealed in October 2020 and in November of the identical 12 months it was named the very best Swedish crime novel of the 12 months.

In August 2021, Alsterdal received the celebrated Glass Key Award – the prize for the very best Nordic crime novel of the 12 months, for We all know you bear in mind.

The second ebook within the Excessive Coast sequence, You’ll by no means be discoveredwas launched within the fall of 2021.

Tove Alsterdal was born in Malmö in 1960 and grew up in northern Sweden and in Jakobsberg close to Stockholm. Throughout her youthful years, she labored as a nurse’s aide on the psychiatric hospital in Beckoberga, a spot she portrayed in her novels. Prior to creating a profession as a thriller author, Alsterdal labored as a journalist and playwright for over twenty years.Alice Menzies holds a Grasp of Arts in Translation Idea and Observe from College School London, specializing in Scandinavian languages. She has translated books by Fredrik Bachman and Katarina Bivald, amongst others. She lives in London.

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