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V.20 No.34 | 8/25/2011

Book Review

Misterioso

Serial killer digs Thelonious Monk in Swedish crime novel

Review by John Bear

Misterioso

Misterioso begins with a Kosovar Albanian man taking over an immigration office because he doesn't want to be deported from Sweden. It's the middle ’90s and the Swedes are apparently shipping them off in droves, even if they’ve lived there for years and consider themselves countrymen. Police officer Hjelm arrives and knows that the SWAT guys will shoot to kill, so he runs inside and shoots the perpetrator in the arm.
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