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The Indian Bride

Fossum, Karin, 1954- (Book - 2007 )
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Houghton

When perpetual bachelor Gunder Jomann goes to India for two weeks and comes home married, the town of Elvestad is stunned. On the day the Indian bride is supposed to arrive, the battered body of a woman is found in a meadow on the outskirts of town. None of the "good people of Elvestad" can believe that anyone among them would be capable of such a brutal murder. But in his quiet, formal way, Inspector Konrad Sejer understands that good people can commit atrocious deeds, and that no one is altogether innocent?including the café owner who knows too much, the girl who wants to be a chief witness, and the bodybuilder with no outlet for his terrible strength.

Another brilliantly conceived, dark novel from one of Europe’s most successful crime writers.



Baker & Taylor
Inspector Konrad Sejer heads up the investigation into a brutal murder after the battered body of a woman is found outside of the town of Elvestad on the same day that the townspeople are expecting to meet the new Indian bride of local bachelor Gunder Jomann, who unexpectedly has returned home married after a two-week trip to India. By the author of Don't Look Back.

Harcourt Publishing
When perpetual bachelor Gunder Jomann goes to India for two weeks and comes home married, the town of Elvestad is stunned. On the day the Indian bride is supposed to arrive, the battered body of a woman is found in a meadow on the outskirts of town. None of the "good people of Elvestad" can believe that anyone among them would be capable of such a brutal murder. But in his quiet, formal way, Inspector Konrad Sejer understands that good people can commit atrocious deeds, and that no one is altogether innocent—including the café owner who knows too much, the girl who wants to be a chief witness, and the bodybuilder with no outlet for his terrible strength.



Another brilliantly conceived, dark novel from one of Europe’s most successful crime writers.



Blackwell North Amer
When Gunder Jomann - tractor salesman, confirmed bachelor - goes to India for two weeks and comes home married, the town of Elvestad is stunned. On the day the Indian bride is supposed to arrive, the battered body of a woman is found in a meadow on the outskirts of town. None of the "good people of Elvestad" can believe that anyone among them would be capable of such a brutal murder. But in his quiet, formal way, Inspector Konrad Sejer understands that good people can commit atrocious deeds and that no one is altogether innocent - including the cafe owner who knows too much, the girl who wants to be a chief witness, and the bodybuilder with no outlet for his terrible strength.

Baker
& Taylor

When perpetual bachelor Gunder Jomann goes to India for two weeks and comes home married, the Norwegian town of Elvestad is stunned. On the day the Indian bride is supposed to arrive, the battered body of a woman is found in a meadow on the outskirts of town. None of the "good people of Elvestad" can believe that anyone among them would be capable of such a brutal murder. But in his quiet, formal way, Inspector Konrad Sejer understands that good people can commit atrocious deeds, and that no one is altogether innocent--including the cafâe owner who knows too much, the girl who wants to be a chief witness, and the bodybuilder with no outlet for his terrible strength. Another psychological mystery from one of Europe's most successful crime writers.--From publisher description.Inspector Konrad Sejer heads up the investigation into a brutal murder after the battered body of a woman is found outside the town of Elvestad on the same day that the townspeople are expecting to meet the new Indian bride of Gunder Jomann.

Authors: Fossum, Karin, 1954-
Statement of Responsibility: Karin Fossum ; translated from the Norwegian by Charlotte Barslund
Title: The Indian bride
Publisher: Orlando, Fla. : Harcourt, 2007
Edition: 1st U.S. ed
Characteristics: 297 p. ; 24 cm.
Sold by: Harcourt
Notes: "An Inspector Sejer mystery"--jacket
First published in English as: Calling out for you! London : Harvill Press, 2005
Translation of: Elskede Poona
Subject Headings: Murder Fiction
Genre/Form: Mystery fiction
Topical Term: Murder
LCCN: 2006032705
ISBN: 9780151011827
Branch Call Number: MYSTERY F
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