Blaze Me a Sun: A Novel About a Crime by Christoffer Carlsson - Book Review

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Blaze Me a Sun: A Novel About a Crime By Christoffer Carlsson, Rachel Willson-Broyles (Translated by) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593449356
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Published: Hogarth - January 3rd, 2023

It's not so much about figuring out who the bad guy is--although good luck with that--but very much about the characters in this immersive Swedish crime novel. Set in the late 1980's and in the present, the story focuses on the small town cop obsessed with the attacks that unsettle his community, his partners, his son, the victims' families, and ultimately the writer who tries to unravel it all years later. The award-winning Carlsson has crafted a thought-provoking thriller that explores questions about the nature of truth and the meaning of it all. Highly recommended. ~ Reviewed by Stan Hynds