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1222 Hardcover – 1 January 2011

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Product details

  • ISBN-10 : 1848876076
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1848876071
  • Product Dimensions : 16.3 x 2.7 x 24 cm
  • Hardcover : 320 pages
  • Publisher : Corvus; Main Edition (1 January 2011)
  • Language: : English
  • Customer Reviews:
    3.7 out of 5 stars 128 ratings

Product description


1222 is an homage to Agatha Christie's Miss Marple - or Miss Marple as a badass, paralysed Norwegian lesbian detective... Holt translates the classic locked room mystery into a modern thriller. * The Times * A masterpiece in the genre, a real non-stop read * Skanska Dagbladet, Sweden * Holt updates the classic locked-room-mystery with such bravado that on the last page the reader can only give a deep sigh of contentment * Aamulehti, Finland * A fascinating, extremely modern homage to the classic detective novel * Der Spiegel, Germany * A pleasure from start to finish... a dazzling and classic crime story and a brilliant thriller * Bokavisen, Norway * Anne Holt is the latest crime writer to reveal how truly dark it gets in Scandinavia * Val McDermid *

About the Author

Anne Holt spent two years working for the Oslo Police Department before founding her own law firm and serving as Norway's Minister for Justice in 1996/97. Her first book was published in 1993 and she has subsequently developed two series: the Hanne Wilhelmsen series and the Vik/Stubo series. Both series will be published by Corvus.