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In Dust and Ashes Lib/E: A Hanne Wilhelmsen Novel Audio CD – CD, 31 July 2018

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Product details

  • ISBN-10 : 1982538260
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1982538262
  • Product Dimensions : 17.78 x 3.18 x 15.88 cm
  • Publisher : Blackstone Publishing (31 July 2018)
  • Language: : English
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.2 out of 5 stars 8 ratings

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Review

Kate Reading's performance is elegant, cool, and beautifully responsive to the text...There's no need to have read earlier installments to understand or relish the plot, in which apparently unrelated tragedies...converge for a nerve-shredding climax. Nordic noir at its best.

-- "AudioFile"

Offers more than a tricky plot. There is also fascination in seeing Ms. Holt enter the minds of characters troubled and admirable alike.

-- "Wall Street Journal"

Sharp characterization, brilliant plotting, and a pair of puzzling mysteries, all of which play out against the background ticking of a loud plot. It seems that author Anne Holt (with an assist in the form of a fine translation by Anne Bruce) has saved the very best for last.

-- "BookReporter"

For Hanne and Henrik, both convincing complex characters, all suffering comes down to the 'good old sins': money, sex, and revenge. Readers will be sorry to see the last of them.

-- "Publishers Weekly (starred review)"

This tenth and final book in this bestselling Norwegian series is perhaps one of the best. Holt is an expert at creating multifaceted characters and riveting fast-paced crime novels.

-- "Library Journal (starred review)"

In this tenth and final book in the Hanne Wilhelmsen series, Wilhelmsen is as intuitive, and prickly, as ever, as Holt explores further the relationship between Wilhelmsen and Holme. For fans of Jo Nesbo, who has noted Holt's primacy in Norwegian crime fiction, and of the genre in general.

-- "Booklist"

Holt closes her series with one of its strongest entries, combining a generous sensitivity to all with an unblinking portrait of a franchise sleuth who, pressed to defend the corners she's cut, acknowledges, 'I've become more pragmatic with age.'

-- "Kirkus Reviews"

About the Author

Anne Holt has worked as a journalist and news anchor and spent two years working for the Oslo Police Department before founding her own law firm and serving as Norway's minister for justice for part of 1996 and 1997. Her first book was published in 1993, and her work has been translated into twenty-five languages. She lives in Oslo with her family.



Anne Bruce has degrees in Norwegian and English from Glasgow University, covering both Nynorsk and Bokmal, classic and modern texts, written and spoken Norwegian, as well as Old Norse, Icelandic, Swedish, and Danish. She has translated Wencke Muhleisen's I Should Have Lifted You Carefully Over, Jorn Lier Horst's Dregs, and Anne Holt's Blessed Are Those Who Thirst. She lives in Kilmarnock, United Kingdom.



Kate Reading is an Audie Award-winning narrator and has received dozens of Earphones Awards. She has been named by AudioFile magazine as a Voice of the Century, as well as the Best Voice in Science Fiction & Fantasy in 2008 and 2009 and Best Voice in Biography & Culture in 2010. She is also a theater actor in the Washington, DC, area and has been a member of the Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company since 1987. Her work onstage has been recognized by the Helen Hayes Awards Society, among others.