This novel is the latest in the series set on the Swedish island
of Gotland,and featuring Detective Superintendent Anders Knutas.
An exclusive group of well-heeled and somewhat smug neighbours are
on their annual holiday together, when one of them is pushed off a
cliff.Knutas and his colleague,Karin Jacobsson,investigate the death,
and the relationships between the neighbours.The former is distracted
by his marriage going stale,and the latter by her preoccupation with
meeting the daughter she gave up for adoption after being raped as
'The Double Silence' is a well-written and finely translated, engaging
police procedural novel where the author holds a mirror up to a shallow
and egocentric section of society.