'A particularly powerful crime novel, with the narrative grasp that puts most other current practitioners to shame; what's more, Zander has a truly individual writing style which channels prose quite unlike that of any of his colleagues' The Good Book Guide.
'Well-written and incredibly thrilling ... avoids the predictability of the genre' Skånska Dagbladet.
'A terrific page-turner, rich with complex conflicts and a big, chillingly credible conspiracy' Chris Pavone, bestselling author of The Expats.
'At the end you look up and see the world differently' Lesley Thomson.
'A thrilling debut ... a novel with rare ambition with a crackling denouement and strong characters, it richly deserves its reputation' Daily Mail.
'Timely, relevant and exciting' Literary Review.
'Builds to exceptional tension' Independent.
'An absorbing chase thriller ... an excellent debut' The Times.
About the Author
Joakim Zander was born in Stockholm. He spent ten years working in Brussels as a lawyer, and now lives in Lund, Sweden, where he writes full time. THE SWIMMER is his first novel, and has been sold to 28 countries around the world.