The Resource Cruel is the night, Karo Hamalainen ; translated by Owen Witesman

Cruel is the night, Karo Hamalainen ; translated by Owen Witesman

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Cruel is the night
Title
Cruel is the night
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Karo Hamalainen ; translated by Owen Witesman
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eng
Summary
"Prizewinning Finnish author Karo Hamalainen's English-language debut is a literary homage to Agatha Christie and a black comedy locked-room mystery about murder, mayhem, and morality in our cynical modern world. Three cell phones ring in an opulent London apartment. The calls go unanswered because their recipients are all dead. Earlier that night, four Finnish friends meet for dinner. It's been ten years since the host, Robert, has seen his once-best friend, Mikko. The two had an ideological falling-out because Robert, a banker, made millions off of unethical (but not illegal) interest rate manipulation. Mikko, meanwhile, is an investigative journalist who has dedicated his career to bringing down corrupt financiers and politicians. Mikko's wife, Veera--with whom Robert once had a secret affair--and Robert's young trophy wife, Elise, are also joining the fray. Mikko has arrived in London with an agenda and thinks he's about to get away with murder, but he has no idea what's on the menu for the night: not only does every diner have a bone to pick with another, but there's an arsenal of deadly weapons hiding in plain sight. And by the end of the night, there will only be one survivor"--
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894/.54134
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Literary form
fiction
Target audience
adult
Cruel is the night, Karo Hamalainen ; translated by Owen Witesman
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Cruel is the night, Karo Hamalainen ; translated by Owen Witesman
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313 pages.
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9781616956813
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