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Never a fan of Patterson, I thought I'd give it a shot seeing that he had paired up with Liza Marklund. Not that Marklund is the best crime writer (there are a few - Swedish or otherwise - that I prefer to her), she is definitely a better read than Patterson.
Unfortunately, though, it didn't seem to me as if Patterson has really let Marklund reign. We're back in the North of Sweden again, with a journalist heroine, that is pure Bengtzon (the hero of a few of Marklund's books), but the novel is deplete of the human story, the intrigue, the intimacy otherwise portrayed by Marklund lest the reader gets distracted from the storyline. So characters remain 2-dimensional, the hero a… Read more