We Shall Inherit The Wind (Varg Veum)

We Shall Inherit The Wind (Varg Veum)

We Shall Inherit the Wind (Varg Veum)

One of the fathers of Nordic Noir offers a chilling, timeless story of love, revenge, and desire, set against contemporary issues

1998. Varg Veum sits by the hospital bedside of his long-term girlfriend Karin, whose life-threatening injuries provide a deeply painful reminder of the mistakes he’s made. Investigating the seemingly innocent disappearance of a wind-farm inspector, Varg Veum is thrust into one of the most challenging cases of his career, riddled with conflicts, environmental terrorism, religious fanaticism, unsolved mysteries, and dubious business ethics. Then the first body appears—tied to a cross, facing the mouth of the fjord.


"A Norwegian Chandler."  —Jo Nesbo, author, The Bat

"Gunnar Staalesen is one of my very favourite Scandinavian authors. Operating out of Bergen in Norway, his private eye, Varg Veum, is a complex but engaging anti-hero. Varg means 'wolf' in Norwegian, and this is a series with very sharp teeth."  —Ian Rankin, author, Resurrection Men

"The plot [...] will satisfy fans who enjoy seeing noir themes play out in other countries." --Publishers Weekly, 2/22/2016

"Varg...is an affecting example of the tragic hero outlined by Raymond Chandler's famous essay on...

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