The Track Change Murder (Innbundet)

Author:

Hans Olav Lahlum

Norwegian title: Sporvekslingsmordet
Author:
Binding: Innbundet
Year: 2016
Pages: 432
Publisher: Cappelen Damm
Språk: Bokmål
ISBN/EAN: 9788202522100
Overview Sporvekslingsmordet
A 17 year old skier is found shot on the track during the last lap of a relay race at Holmenkollen. The incident happened in open ground, but without any witnesses. Detective Officer Kolbjørn ‘K2’ Kristiansen has a worrying new case to investigate.

The more K2 digs beneath the apparently undramatic surface of the murdered girl's life, the more dramatic events he discovers. The victim was adopted and lived alone with her adoptive mother in a rather cool atmosphere. Ingeborg didn't like her mother's new lover. She was also searching intensely for the truth about her own origins and had just found out who her biological father was.

Sporvekslingsmordet is a thought provoking family history of a child adopted in 1970s Norway, and a new classic crime mystery in the series featuring K2 and Patricia.


'Sporvekslingsmordet is his best crime novel so far. Even those who do not like crime will enjoy reading this one.'
TVEDESTRANDPOSTEN

'This crime novel is a joy to read! This is definitely Hans Olav Lahlum´s most ambitious and best crime novel to date, full of clues going off in all directions and all coming together in an impressive manner.'
LO-AKTUELT

'Sporvekslingsmordet is not only intelligent – it is crime magic that is truly fascinating.'
GJENGANGEREN

'... clocks in the finish of his best K2-novel so far.'
STAVANGER AFTENBLAD

'A crime mystery starting off as one of Lahlum´s most intense and best … The story Lahlum has concocted is more complex and has more genuine human pain than his previous novels. In it we find the political lines from the eastern front to Argentina, homosexual love, rivalry between siblings and people who work together, individuals searching for identity and meaning and prejudice in a society divided by class. Lahlum cleverly plays out the same problems in different times, and he has a few aces up his sleeve.'
ADRESSEAVISEN

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Reviews from Sporvekslingsmordet
"Sporvekslingsmordet er så langt hans beste kriminalroman. Selv en som ikke elsker kriminallitteratur vil ha stor glede av å lese boken."
 
Sven Gjeruldsen, Tvedestrandsposten

Glimrende gjennomført

"Denne kriminalromanen er en fryd å lese! Helt klart Hans Olav Lahlums mest ambisiøse og beste kriminalroman til nå, full av spor i alle retninger og imponerende fullført."Liv Lysaker, LO-Aktuelt
"Sporvekslingsmordet er ikke bare intelligent - den eier også en krim-magi som fascinerer."Jon Terje Grønli, Gjengangeren
"(...)klokker i mål med sin beste K2-bok hittil"Jarle Natland, Stavanger Aftenblad
"Krimmysterium som starter som Lahlums mest fortettede og beste, og som også kommer fint i mål.(...)Det er en god historie Lahlum har snekret sammen, mer organisk sammensatt og med mer genuin menneskelig smerte enn i hans tidligere bøker. Her er de store politiske linjene fra østfronten til Argentina, homofil kjærlighet, rivalisering mellom søsken og meningsfeller, enkeltmenneskers søken etter identitet og mening og det klassedelte samfunnets fordommer. Lahlum lar drevent de samme problemstillinger gjenta seg i forskjellige tidsepoker, og har sine ess i ermet."Ole Jacob Hoel, Adresseavisen

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Author Hans Olav Lahlum
Hans Olav Lahlum (1973–) is a historian. He made his literary debut with the critically acclaimed biography Oscar Torp in 2007. He has since published several crime novels and non-fiction books. His crime novels have become bestsellers in Norway, and are available in English, Greek, Turkish, Bulgarian, Danish, Vietnamese, Portuguese, Russian, Slovakian and Korean.

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