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Hunted Reviews

Hunted by Arne Dahl

Hunted

Arne Dahl

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Imprint: Harvill Secker
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publication date: 10 Jan 2019
ISBN: 9781911215516

'Arne Dahl is one of the true greats of Scandinavian crime fiction' MARK BILLINGHAM'Dahl's intelligent mastery of the genre delivers a flawless atmospheric thriller - chilling in every sense' The Sunday Times Crime ClubWhat happens when the cops become the prey?

2 stars out of 5
Mark Sanderson
22 Mar 2019

"The main problem is that this story relies far too much on the first novel in the series"

Arne Dahl’s novels have sold more than three million copies worldwide. Hunted provides no clue as to why this might be. The main problem is that this story relies far too much on the first novel in the series, Watching You. Constant recaps kneecap the confusing narrative. Then, to cap it all, Islamic State pops up in the final pages. Enough already! The result feels synthetic, second-hand and clunky. Perhaps style is what gets lost in translation. 

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