Book Name- The Root of Evil
Author- Hakan Nesser
MRP- Rs. 250
Release Date- Around 30th November 2018
The second instalment in Hakan Nesser’s Inspector Barbarotti quintet: a series of letters detailing future murders arrives on Inspector Barbarotti’s very own doorstep . . . ‘Godfather of Swedish Crime’ (Metro), Hakan Nesser, is back with the second instalment in the Inspector Barbarotti series, The Root of Evil. July 2007. A letter arrives on Inspector Barbarotti’s doorstep detailing a murder that is about to take place in his own quiet Swedish town. By the time the police track down the subject of the letter, he is already dead. So when a second letter arrives, then a third, and a fourth, it’s a game of cat and mouse to stop the killer before he can make good on all of his promises. Meanwhile, an anonymous diary is unearthed depicting the incidents of a two week holiday in France five years earlier, and it doesn’t take Barbarotti long to realize the people populating the diary are the ones whose lives are now in the balance . . .
Details About The Author-
- Hakan Nesser is one of Sweden’s most popular crime writers, receiving numerous awards for his novels featuring Inspector Van Veeteren, including the European Crime Fiction Star Award (Ripper Award), the Swedish Crime Writers’ Academy Prize (three times) and Scandinavia’s Glass Key Award. His Van Veeteren series is published in over twenty-five countries and has sold over 15 million copies worldwide. In addition to the popular Van Veeteren series, his other books include the psychological thriller The Living and the Dead in Winsford and The Barbarotti series. Hakan Nesser lives in Gotland with his wife and spends part of each year in the UK.