The Ninth Grave

The Ninth Grave

Book - 2016
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Publisher: Toronto : Spiderline, c2016
ISBN: 9781770899162
Branch Call Number: MYSTERY AHN
Characteristics: 588 p. ;,22 cm.
Additional Contributors: Norlén, Paul R.

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beetlebaily
Jul 06, 2018

Really stupid book. Read about 150 pages and quit. Adding insult to injury it is waaay too long.

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vancouverville
Jul 03, 2018

The cover reads "Finally we have a true heir to Stieg Larsson," which set my expectations high. The book does not attain that level at all. Still, it's good for a holiday read.

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dubonnet
Dec 17, 2017

I do like this author, even though this "second" book in the series is rather long and the plot harrowing, but improbable.
Fabian Risk is a brilliant but obviously flawed investigator, juggling his career and family life precariously. His wife comes across as flat and not particularily likeable in this novel, but we are not given much in regards to her character. We know her better in the 1st novel.
Fabian's superior, Malin, is another brilliant but pregnant (and not having a good time of it) investigator.
The character Dunja, a Danish counterpart, plays a part in both the first and 2nd novel and is interesting. Hope she features in the 3rd novel..
I found the storyline confusing at first.....I felt this should be book #1 and Victim without a Face should be #2, from what I remember...unless this was intended as a prequel, which wasn't made clear.
I was surprised at how, near the end, Fabian handled the death of his 2 colleagues
I look forward to #3.

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