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- Format: Paperback
- Copyright: 07/11/2017
- Publisher: Oneworld Publications
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Winner of the Danish Debutants Award
Winner of the Harald Mogensen Prize for Best Danish Crime Novel
A car is found crashed on a beach in the Canary Island resort of Fuerteventura. In the trunk is a cardboard box containing the body of a small boy no one knows his name, and there is no trace of a driver.
The last thing Fuerteventura needs is a murder. The island’s already got half-empty bars and windswept beaches, and the local police are under pressure to cut the investigation short. But long-time islander Erhard, who sees more than most people, won’t let the investigation drop and he has nothing to lose. He has severed ties with his wife and child in Denmark, and has cut himself off from the modern world.
The question is: can an old man who knows nothing about cell phones, the internet, or social media possibly solve a murder in the modern world, especially one that stretches far beyond the sandy beaches of Fuerteventura?