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The Crow Girl

Author : Erik Axl Sund
ISBN : 9780385349888
Genre : Fiction
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The International Sensation It begins in a Stockholm city park where the abused body of a young boy is discovered. Detective Superintendent Jeanette Kihlberg heads the investigation, battling an apathetic prosecutor and a bureaucratic police force unwilling to devote resources to solving the murder of an immigrant child. But with the discovery of the mutilated corpses of two more children, it becomes clear that a serial killer is at large. Superintendent Kihlberg turns to therapist Sofia Zetterlund for her expertise in the psychopathology of those who kill, and the lives of the two women become quickly intertwined—professionally and personally. As they draw closer to each other and to the truth about the killings, what surfaces is the undeniable fact that these murders are only the most obvious evidence of an insidious evil woven deep into Swedish society. From the Hardcover edition.

The Crow Girl

Author : Erik Axl Sund
ISBN : 9781448161737
Genre : Fiction
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THE INTERNATIONAL SENSATION It starts with just one body – tortured, mummified and then discarded. Its discovery reveals a nightmare world of hidden lives. Of lost identities, secret rituals and brutal exploitation, where nobody can be trusted. This is the darkest, most complex case the police have ever seen. This is the world of the Crow Girl.

The Crow Girl

Author : Erik Axl Sund
ISBN : 9781365085390
Genre : Fiction
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It starts with just one body – tortured, mummified and then discarded. Its discovery reveals a nightmare world of hidden lives. Of lost identities, secret rituals and brutal exploitation, where nobody can be trusted. This is the darkest, most complex case the police have ever seen. This is the world of the Crow Girl.

The Crow Girl

Author : Bodil Bredsdorff
ISBN : 9781466893665
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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A timeless novel about the kindness of strangers Near a little cove where a brook runs out to the sea live a girl and her grandmother. All alone with no neighbors at all, the two lead a peaceful existence. They have a house, dine on sea kale and mussels and sand snails, and build fires from driftwood. But the grandmother is very old. When the time comes that the girl must bury the woman, she makes up a funeral song about the birds she is watching: Two crows never fly alone, and death is never, ever past. The next day the same crows seem to beckon her, and so the Crow-Girl begins her journey, one in which she will meet people both warm and cold, hurt and hurtful. And the Crow-Girl, before she knows it, has the makings before her of a new family . . . This lyrical story, with its characters' moments of darkness always overcome through incredible humanity, introduces a strong new voice for American readers.

The Way The Crow Flies

Author : Ann-Marie Macdonald
ISBN : 9780307375919
Genre : Fiction
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“The sun came out after the war and our world went Technicolor. Everyone had the same idea. Let’s get married. Let’s have kids. Let’s be the ones who do it right.” The Way the Crow Flies, the second novel by bestselling, award-winning author Ann-Marie MacDonald, is set on the Royal Canadian Air Force station of Centralia during the early sixties. It is a time of optimism--infused with the excitement of the space race but overshadowed by the menace of the Cold War--filtered through the rich imagination and quick humour of eight-year-old Madeleine McCarthy and the idealism of her father, Jack, a career officer. Ann-Marie MacDonald said in a discussion with Oprah Winfrey about her first book, “a happy ending is when someone can walk out of the rubble and tell the story.” Madeleine achieves her childhood dream of becoming a comedian, yet twenty years later she realises she cannot rest until she has renewed the quest for the truth, and confirmed how and why the child was murdered.. Publishers Weekly, in a starred review, called The Way the Crow Flies “absorbing, psychologically rich…a chronicle of innocence betrayed”. With compassion and intelligence, and an unerring eye for the absurd as well as the confusions of childhood, , MacDonald evokes the confusion of being human and the necessity of coming to terms with our imperfections.

The Crow Girl

Author : Erik Axl Sund
ISBN : 0385349874
Genre : Fiction
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"The newest international crime novel sensation: a fiercely suspenseful psychological thriller in which two women--a police detective and a psychotherapist--are faced with the question: how much suffering can one human being inflict upon another before he ceases to be human and becomes a monster? In a Stockholm city park, the hideously abused body of a young boy is stumbled upon. Detective Superintendent Jeanette Kihlberg heads the investigation, which quickly dead-ends: no trace of the boy's identity can be found. But with the discovery of two more children's bodies in similar condition, it becomes clear that a psychopathic serial killer is at large. Jeanette turns to therapist Sofia Zetterlund for help in identifying suspects, and as their lives become increasingly intertwined, professionally and personally, as we begin to know their particular histories, needs, and desires, as they draw closer to the truth about the killings--working together but, ultimately, each on her own--we come to understand that these murders are only the most obvious evidence of a hellishly insidious societal evil. As viscerally dramatic as it is psychologically intense, The Crow Girl is a tale of almost unfathomably heinous deceit and deeds, and of the profound damage--and the equally profound need for revenge--they leave in their wake." --

The Crow Eaters

Author : Bapsi Sidhwa
ISBN : 0140148124
Genre : Pakistan
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Faredoon (Freddie) Junglewalla Is Either The Jewel Of The Parsi Community Or A Murdering Scoundrel. Freddie S Mother-In-Law, Jerbanoo, Thinks He Is Planning To Do Away With Her, But Freddie Has Always Been A Pragmatist: If The Old Woman Were To Die (Be Murdered?) The Body Would Have To Be Placed On The Open-Roofed Towers Of Silence, In Keeping With Custom, And That Would Never Do. Insurance Fraud And Arson, However, Are Well Within Freddie s Repertoire-In Fact He Thinks He Has Invented The Idea, So Advanced Is It For India, In 1901. As His Skills Grow He Becomes A Man Of Consequence Among The Parsis, With People Travelling Thousands Of Miles To See Him In Lahore, Especially If They Wish To Escape Tight Spots They Have Got Themselves Into. In This Wickedly Comic Novel, The Celebrated Author Of Ice-Candy Man Takes Us Into The Heart Of The Parsi Community, Portraying Its Varied Customs And Traits With Contagious Humour.

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