9781906413194

The Writing on the Wall

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  • ISBN13:

    9781906413194

  • ISBN10:

    1906413193

  • Format: Trade Paper
  • Copyright: 2009-10-01
  • Publisher: Arcadia Books Ltd
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Summary

In this crime drama, set in Bergen, Norway, detective Varg Veum's adventures take him into a dark world of privileged citizens who have been drawn into cross-dressing, drugs, and prostitution. When the local judge is discovered dead and clad only in women's lingerie in a luxury hotel, Varg is called in to explain the judge's death. Soon, when a teenage girl suddenly goes missing and her parents ask that he find her,Varg finds that all of the clues lead him deeper into Bergen's criminal underworld.

Author Biography

Gunnar Staalesen is a leading author of crime stories. His books have been translated into more than 12 languages and have twice won Norway's top crime-writing prize, the Golden Pistol. Hal Sutcliffe is a prize-winning translator affiliated with the European Union.

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