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Fins que passi la teva fúria (original 2008; edition 2012)

by Asa Larsson

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Until Thy Wrath Be Past by Åsa Larsson (2008)

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    bookmomo: Both have an eye for Swedish nature and society, as well as contemporary history, and they describe human cruelty in its purest form.
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Wow, this installment of the Rebeckah Martinsson series starts out with one of the most claustrophobic, scary murders I've ever come across in a mystery. It makes for a very compelling start, and Larsson gets back to her trademark tight narration here. The various threads of the plot come together in a very satisfying way, and there's an especially interesting backstory here about Sweden's role in WWII. Hurrah! ( )
  rvhatha | Mar 13, 2015 |
Read this while ill - which was great as it kept my interest and the print was very large! But did not resonate with me the way the other books have done. The ghost allows the author to show the players in the drama from the inside - but feels a bit clumsy, perhaps because ghosts do not resonate with my own world view. Nice to spend a day with the regular characters, who are all old friends - Anna-Maria Mella and Stalnacke in the police, Sivving Fjallborg her neighbour, a new friend and dog handler Krister Eriksson and herself, Rebecca Martinsson. ( )
  Ma_Washigeri | Jun 17, 2014 |
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A young couple, who are diving in a frigid lake to explore the possibility that there is a downed WWII plane on the bottom, are deliberately prevented from surfacing through the ice hole and both drown. At first thought to be a tragic accident, small clues lead the police to start thinking this may have been a murder. Rebecka Martinsson is now prosecutor in her home district and she joins the local police (who we have come to know in the previous books) to investigate. This particular installment leans a bit more towards the thriller subgenre, culminating in a very well done chase and survival scene (I'm not giving any hints).

Very good. A little woo-woo with Wilma's ghost as occasional narrator, but not annoying. Good characters and writing.

Read 5/14 ( )
  walkerff | May 25, 2014 |
An odd book--odd in good ways. There are unexpected elements in this mystery that make it a much better read than most. Larsson has a great deal of sympathy for what would in most books be quite unsympathetic characters. And there doesn't seem to be anything terribly self-conscious about this. Anywhere we get interiority, we get a person with whom we can sympathize at least to a small degree. This can be interpreted as something of a failure of the imagination, and maybe it is, but it is far, far superior to the two-dimensional monsters and freaks we usually get in novels like this. And also there is a quasi-religious element, which we can also see as a failure of the imagination, but which I prefer to see as standing in for a great many things we can't quite grasp as we seek resolution, justice, the good life, whatever it is we seek. One thing I really like about Larsson is that she subverts the hard-boiled cliches so naturally. That hard, gritty, violent, red-in-tooth-and-claw, insistently REAL! world of the detective is no more real than Cloud-Cuckoo-Land. And that hard-boiled fantasy reveals more about the fantasist than it does about any exterior reality. And that, I suppose, is Larsson's insight: the real REAL is in that interiority she is so fascinated with. Not that she has all the answers by any means. But she's looking in the right place. ( )
  ehines | Mar 22, 2014 |
A wonderful mystery. Despite some attempts at magic realism, with ghosts etc, this is a well written and tightly plotted affair. The villains never do get caught except that they are doomed because of old age. Very well done and highly recommended. ( )
  annbury | Feb 3, 2014 |
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As spring arrives in the far north of Sweden, a young woman's body surfaces through the breaking ice of the River Thorne. At the same time, visions of a shadowy figure haunt the dreams of Rebecka Martinsson, a prosecutor in nearby Karuna. Could the body belong to the ghost in her dreams? And where is the dead girl's boyfriend?
Joining forces once again with Police Inspector Anna-Maria Mella, Rebecka finds herself drawn into an investigation that stirs up long-dormant rumors of a German supply plane that went missing in 1943—and of Nazi collaborators in the town, where shame and secrecy shroud the locals' memories of the war.
And on the windswept shore of a frozen lake lurks a murderer who will kill again to keep the past buried forever beneath half a century's silent ice and snow.
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It is the first thaw of spring and the body of a young woman surfaces in the River Thorne in the far north of Sweden. Rebecka Martinsson is working as a prosecutor in nearby Karuna. Her sleep has been disturbed by haunting visions of a shadowy, accusing figure. Could the body belong to the ghost in her dreams? And where is the dead girl's boyfriend? Joining forces once again with Police Inspectors Anna-Maria Mella, Rebecka is drawn into an investigation that centres on old rumours of a German supply plane that mysteriously disappeared in 1943.… (more)

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