The Hypnotist

The Hypnotist

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Read the number one Scandinavian crime bestseller taking the world by storm Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm. Detective Inspector Joona Linna is faced with a boy who witnessed the gruesome murder of his family. He's suffered more than one hundred knife wounds and is comatose with shock. Linna's running out of time. The killer's on the run and, seemingly, there are no clues. Desperate for information, Linna enlists disgraced specialist Dr Erik Maria Bark, a hypnotist who vowed never to practice again. As the hypnosis begins, a long and terrifying chain of events unfurls with reverberations far beyond Linna's case.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 512 pages
  • 154 x 232 x 40mm | 662.24g
  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • Blue Door
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 000735911X
  • 9780007359110
  • 53,372

About lars Kepler

A No. 1 bestselling international sensation, Lars Kepler has sold in excess of 1.5 million copies of the Joona Linna series in Sweden alone. Their first thriller, The Hypnotist, is a global bestseller and has just been released as a film directed by Lasse Hallstrom. Lars Kepler is the pseudonym for writing duo, Alexander and Alexandra Ahndoril. They live with their family in Sweden. facebook.com/larskepler larskepler.comshow more

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'The thriller that's taking Europe by storm...ferocious, visceral storytelling that wraps you in a cloak of darkness. It's stunning.' DAILY MAIL 'One of the best - if not the best - Scandinavian crime thrillers I've read.' RED 'All the hallmarks of a classic...a brutal crime, a missing child and an irresistible detective. this is crime writing at its most devilishly involving.' MARIE CLAIRE 'If the post-Stieg Larsson boom was ebbing, Kepler promises to revitalise the genre by bringing a sulphurous whiff of Hannibal Lecter to this case.' FINANCIAL TIMES 'A genuine chiller...commanding and deeply scarifying stuff.' INDEPENDENTshow more

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