Cell 8

Cell 8

Book - 2011
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An Ohio death row inmate, convicted of killing his 16-year-old girlfriend when he was 17 years old, dies of heart disease. Six years later, the police arrest a Canadian expatriate living in Sweden for repeatedly kicking a drunken man in the head. A cantankerous Det. Supt. Ewert Grens of the Stockholm police discovers that the foreigner in their jail cell is a convicted murderer, the same death row inmate who supposedly died in America six years earlier.
Publisher: New York : SilverOak, c2011
Description: 370 p. ; 25 cm
ISBN: 9781402787157
1402787154
Branch Call Number: Rosl

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maipenrai
Nov 23, 2016

The third book in the Ewert Grens series. First title, The Beast, is unavailable. The second does not appeal, so want to try this title

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WomanOfMystery
Jun 27, 2014

The main detective, Ewert Grens continues in the Scandinavian tradition of deeply flawed (human) lead characters. The narrative of the pros and cons of Capital Punishment got a bit strident for me at times, but I would love to spend more time with Grens and his crew.

MBSL500 Jun 23, 2012

One of the most interesting Swedish books of our times - different, but as good as "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo. I agree with Mommies2 that the main detective is the highlight, although the plot is good also - Capital Punishment played out between Ohio USA & Stockholm Sweden!

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Mommies2
Jan 25, 2012

Well written and thought provoking plot. Not a high action book but it kept you interested as you read it. Love the main detective in this book.

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