the narrator doesn't differentiate between the female voices very well so it's hard to tell who's speaking and who's not some of the time. it took a l..Show More »ittle while for me to get into this book and for a while I didn't think I'd read it at all. but I'm glad I read it it was a good story in the end.
This book ranks up there with Stig Larsson, Henning Mankill and Per Wahloo. I felt like I was experiencing what life might be like in Ms Larsson's vil..Show More »lage in northern Sweden. I hope Audible will offer Ms. Larsson's second book soon.
The psychological (& sociological) complexity and empathy she shows to her characters and her extraordinary sensitivity to nature make me love Larrso..Show More »n's work. The narrator is more than competent, but her take on the characters conflicted with my own and thus caused me to try to more or less ignore her. This is just a personal taste and others may obviously react otherwise to her reading.
Second book by this author and I am liking the characters. The story in both books goes back and forth between present and past. Because the Swedish..Show More » names are a little unfamiliar to me it is sometimes hard to keep track of the story. Still enjoyed the book.