In This Breathtakingly Bold, Intricately Constructed Novel Set In 18th Century Stockholm, A Dying Man Searches Among The City S Teeming Streets, Dark Corners, And Intriguing Inhabitants To Unmask A Ruthless Murderer Perfect For Fans Of Perfume And The Alienist.It Is 1793 Four Years After The Storming Of The Bastille In France And Than A Year After The Death Of King Gustav III Of Sweden, Paranoia And Whispered Conspiracies Are Stockholm S Daily Bread A Promise Of Violence Crackles In The Air As Ordinary Citizens Feel Increasingly Vulnerable To The Whims Of Those In Power.When Mickel Cardell, A Crippled Ex Solider And Former Night Watchman, Finds A Mutilated Body Floating In The City S Malodorous Lake, He Feels Compelled To Give The Unidentifiable Man A Proper Burial For Cecil Winge, A Brilliant Lawyer Turned Consulting Detective To The Stockholm Police, A Body With No Arms, Legs, Or Eyes Is A Formidable Puzzle And One Last Chance To Set Things Right Before He Loses His Battle To Consumption Together, Winge And Cardell Scour Stockholm To Discover The Body S Identity, Encountering The Sordid Underbelly Of The City S Elite Meanwhile, Kristofer Blix The Handsome Son Of A Farmer Leaves Rural Life For The Alluring Charms Of The Capital And Ambitions Of Becoming A Doctor His Letters To His Sister Chronicle His Wild Good Times And Terrible Misfortunes, Which Lead Him Down A Treacherous Path.In Another Corner Of The City, A Young Woman Anna Stina Is Consigned To The Workhouse After She Upsets Her Parish Priest Her Unlikely Escape Plan Takes On New Urgency When A Sadistic Guard Marks Her As His Next Victim.Over The Course Of The Novel, These Extraordinary Characters Cross Paths And Collide In Shocking And Unforgettable Ways Niklas Natt Och Dag Paints A Deliciously Dark Portrait Of Late 18th Century Stockholm, And The Frightful Yet Fascinating Reality Lurking Behind The Powdered And Painted Veneer Of The Era.
Niklas Natt och Dag Night and Day debuted as an author with the historical literary novel 1793 Natt och Dag himself has an undeniable connection to Swedish history, being a member of the oldest surviving noble family in Sweden When he isn t writing or reading, Natt och Dag enjoys playing the guitar, mandolin, violin, or the Japanese bamboo flute, shakuhachi.Niklas Natt och Dag lives in Stock
- 384 pages
- Niklas Natt och Dag
- 21 September 2018 Niklas Natt och Dag