The Beast

Börge Hellström, Anders Roslund

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€ 17.00
Publisher: Cairo Editore
Pages: 384
ISBN/EAN: 9788860520296

Synopsis
Two little girls are found dead in a cellar. Four years later, the murderer escapes during a transfer from prison. The police know that if they do not succeed in finding him fast, he will strike again. Then their worst nightmare comes true: another little girl is found murdered. Inspectors Ewert Grens and Sven Sundkvist, who supervise the hunt for the “beast”, are targeted by the media. While tension almost becomes mass hysteria and the investigation seems to be at a dead end, the last victim’s father decides to do justice himself.As the beast roams freely, brutality infects many, too many people. From supposedly decent people to criminals, everyone is struck by the epidemic and everyone, sooner or later, ends up asking themselves: is the life of one person worth the life of another?

The authors
Anders Roslund has worked for the National Swedish TV as journalist and producer. He has done various documentaries, among which Lås in dom (Lock them up) about prisons, which received many awards. His are two among the most successful current affairs programs and he was awarded the prize for the best TV journalist. Since 2004 he has dedicated himself to writing.

Börge Hellström, once a criminal and drug addict, is the co-founder of a non-profit organization, KRIS, involved in re-inserting ex-cons and drug addicts into society. He is often a guest expert on the subject in TV programs. He and Roslund write novels together.

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