Normal view MARC view ISBD view

Punishment / Anne Holt ; translated by Kari Dickson.

By: Holt, Anne, 1958- [author.].
Contributor(s): Dickson, Kari [translator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Holt, Anne, Vik and Stubo: book 1.Publisher: London : Time Warner, 2006Description: 344 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781782398714; 0316029890; 9780316029896; 0316729957; 9780316729956.Other title: What is mine.Uniform titles: Det som er mitt. English Subject(s): Serial murder investigation -- Norway -- Fiction | Children -- Crimes against -- FictionGenre/Form: Detective and mystery stories.DDC classification: 839.82374 Summary: One afternoon after school, nine-year-old Emilie doesn't come home.After a frantic search, her father finds her backpack in a deserted alley.it is the backpack her deceased mother had given her a month before she died.Emilie would never leave that backpack behind voluntarily.A week later, a five-year-old boy goes missing.And then another.Meanwhile, Johanna Vik, a former FBI profiler with a troubled past and a difficult young daughter, is buried in crimes of the past, trying to overturn a decades-old false murder conviction. Police Commissioner Stubo has personal reasons for wanting to solve the case of the missing children: not long ago he lost his wife and only daughter in a terrible accident, and now all he has left is his young grandson. But when he tries to enlist Johanna to help him crack the case, she's resistant. However, when the bodies of the missing children start appearing in their family's homes with notes that say, "You got what you deserved," Johanna decides to help Stubo.While the rest of the Norwegian media is out hunting pedophiles,Stubo and Johanna manage to uncover a complex story of revenge. A singularly clever crime story combined with a serious discussion of children and our responsibilities towards them, What is Mine is the first installment in the the Stubo/Johanna crime series. Stubo and Johanna from one of the most original crime-solving teams ever.
List(s) this item appears in: Scandinavian Crime Fiction
Tags from this library: No tags from this library for this title. Log in to add tags.
    average rating: 0.0 (0 votes)
Item type Current location Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Fiction Stratford
Fiction
Fiction HOL (Browse shelf) Available A00771002
Total holds: 0

Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Introducing the Vik/Stubo series: Johanne Vik is an Oslo University psychology professor and formerly an FBI profiler. Adam Stubo is a detective inspector who puts out a call for Vik to help out on a tough case.

Translated from the Norwegian.

Published in the US as "What is mine".

One afternoon after school, nine-year-old Emilie doesn't come home.After a frantic search, her father finds her backpack in a deserted alley.it is the backpack her deceased mother had given her a month before she died.Emilie would never leave that backpack behind voluntarily.A week later, a five-year-old boy goes missing.And then another.Meanwhile, Johanna Vik, a former FBI profiler with a troubled past and a difficult young daughter, is buried in crimes of the past, trying to overturn a decades-old false murder conviction. Police Commissioner Stubo has personal reasons for wanting to solve the case of the missing children: not long ago he lost his wife and only daughter in a terrible accident, and now all he has left is his young grandson. But when he tries to enlist Johanna to help him crack the case, she's resistant. However, when the bodies of the missing children start appearing in their family's homes with notes that say, "You got what you deserved," Johanna decides to help Stubo.While the rest of the Norwegian media is out hunting pedophiles,Stubo and Johanna manage to uncover a complex story of revenge. A singularly clever crime story combined with a serious discussion of children and our responsibilities towards them, What is Mine is the first installment in the the Stubo/Johanna crime series. Stubo and Johanna from one of the most original crime-solving teams ever.

There are no comments for this item.

Log in to your account to post a comment.

©South Taranaki District Council

Contact us