The Hypnotist

by Lars Kepler and Ann Long

The Hypnotist

Paperback, 510 pages, St Martins Pr, List Price: $16 | purchase

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Book Summary

Swedish Detective Inspector Joona Linna investigates the murders of three family members whose killing was witnessed by a fourth intended victim, a traumatized child whose shock Linna hopes to penetrate through hypnotism.

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2 weeks on NPR Hardcover Fiction Bestseller List

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Crime Pays: Bad Cops, A 'Sherlockian' Mystery And Murder Scandinavian-Style

This thriller is as good as the Dragon Tattoo series, according to NPR book critic Laura Miller. She calls it "Stieg Larsson without the rough edges." It has a great plot but a more literary bent. It's the story of a publicly disgraced hypnotist who has vowed never to hypnotize anyone again. But when he is asked to help solve a terrible crime, he winds up hypnotizing a traumatized young man who is the only survivor of the crime. That decision jeopardizes the hypnotist and his

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