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Drowned, set in the idyllic countryside during a short-lived Swedish summer, gets under one's skin from the first page, creating an atmosphere of foreboding in which even the perfume of freshly picked vegetables roasting in the kitchen becomes ominous.

Marina has left behind her stalled relationship and floundering career in Stockholm to visit her sister in rural Sk#65533;ne, where she lives in a house full of books, gorgeous flowers and, as Marina soon learns, many secrets. Nothing is as it seems in this spellbinding novel of psychological suspense that combines hothouse sensuality with ice-cold fear on every page.

More than a mere thriller, this debut novel delves deep into the feminine soul and at the same time exposes the continuing oppression of women in Sweden's supposedly enlightened society. Mixing hothouse sensuality with ice-cold fear on every page, Drowned heralds the emergence of a major new talent on the international scene.
Publisher: New York : Other Press, c2011.
ISBN: 9781590515242
Characteristics: 217 p.
Additional Contributors: Delargy, Marlaine


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Feb 12, 2015

Is unclear about what is this book It has no beginning or end. There's only salvations are almost palpable and perceivable descriptions where beauty is intertwined with decay.

Aug 08, 2012

Depressing story about woman who falls for her sister's abusive boyfriend and stays with him after he kills her sister.

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