A Summer with Kim Novak

By Håkan Nesser

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Fourteen-year old Erik and his friend Edmund spend their summer holidays by a Swedish lake, day-dreaming about Ewa, a young teacher with a stunning resemblance to the actress Kim Novak. They have a great time, until the Incident happens and everything changes. Twenty-five years later, Erik comes across the case in an article about unsolved crimes and is overwhelmed by his memories of those months. What happened back then?…
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Language

Swedish

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9789462380257

Translator(s)

Saskia Vogel

Pages

224

Original Title

Kim Novak badade aldrig i Genesarets sjö

Year of publication

2015

Reviews

‘Nesser has a penetrating eye for the skull beneath the skin.’―The New York Times Book Review

About the author

Håkan Nesser

Håkan Nesser is one of Sweden’s most famous crime writers. His books have been awarded several prizes and made into TV series and films. The work of Håkan Nesser is published in more than fifteen countries. Photo: © Caroline Andersson