Cabin
Jørn Lier Horst

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Narrated By: Tim McInnerny

Duration: 9 hours and 56 minutes

What to expect

Penguin presents the audiobook edition of The Cabin written by Jørn Lier Horst, read by Tim McInnerny.

** Jørn Lier Horst is the winner of the 2018 Nordic Noir Thriller of the Year award **

You loved Wallander, now meet Wisting . . .


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It's been fifteen years since Simon Meier walked out of his house, never to be seen again.

And just one day since politician Bernard Clausen was found dead at his cabin on the Norwegian coast.

When Chief Inspector William Wisting is asked to investigate he soon discovers he may have found the key to solving Meier's disappearance.

But doing so means he must work with an old adversary to piece together what really happened all those years ago.

It's a puzzle that leads them into a dark underworld on the trail of Clausen's interests and vices . A shady place from which may never emerge - especially when he finds it leads closer to home than he ever could have imagined.
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'Jørn Lier Horst is one of the most brilliantly understated crime novelists writing today' Sunday Times

'A
well-crafted, atmospheric, character-driven thriller - I couldn't put it down!' Alex Dahl, author of The Boy At The Door

'Up there with the best of the Nordic crime writers' Marcel Berlin, The Times

'A good Nordic police procedural with well-drawn characters' Choice Magazine

Genre

Psychological thriller, Crime & mystery: police procedural, Fiction in translation, Modern & contemporary fiction, Crime & mystery: hard-boiled crime, noir fiction

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Jørn Lier Horst writes some of the best Scandinavian crime fiction available. His books are superbly plotted and addictive, the characters wonderfully realised

Yrsa Sigurdardóttir

Horst is brilliant on the day-to-day details of investigation, while keeping tension to the end

Sunday Times

Jørn Lier Horst is one of the most brilliantly understated crime novelists writing today

Sunday Times

Up there with the best of the Nordic crime writers

The Times

Lier Horst's novels stand comparison with the best police procedurals from anywhere in the world . . . polished and stylish . . . Wisting is a cracking creation . . . this is a riveting police procedural, it's a page turner, inventive and thrilling by turns

NB Magazine

One of the finest novels in one of the best police procedural series out there and a more than decent slice of scandi-noir too

NB

A well-crafted, atmospheric, character-driven thriller - I couldn't put it down!

Alex Dahl, author of The Boy At The Door

Plotting reigns supreme. Fortunately, that's Horst's primary skill

Barry Forshaw, Financial Times

Another good, solid police procedural

Connaught Telegraph

A good Nordic police procedural with well-drawn characters

Choice Magazine

Impeccably crafted police procedural

Sunday Times Crime Club

Pure evil in a solid Wisting crime novel. /..../ Jørn Lier Horst delivers credible crime fiction as always

Verdens Gang, Norway

A good Nordic police procedural with well-drawn characters

Choice Magazine

Jørn Lier Horst is one of the most brilliantly understated crime novelists writing today

Sunday Times

Praise for Jørn Lier Horst

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A nail biting deftly plotted thriller by a Norwegian police officer turned bestselling author

Saga Magazine

If you liked Wallander you'll enjoy this too

Crime Fiction Lover

With Ill Will, Jørn Lier Horst claims the number one spot on the winner's podium. /.../ Ill Will is the most brutal and ruthless novel penned by Horst to date. A ruthlessness that Horst delivers with elegance. /.../ The interplay between father and daughter, the police man and the journalist, is once again brilliantly portrayed

Tvedestrandsposten, Norway

Up there with the best of the Nordic crime writers