The Demon of Dakar
Publication Date: April 29, 2008
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Kjell Eriksson's novels are instant bestsellers in Sweden, and his popularity is skyrocketing in Germany, Denmark, Norway, and the Netherlands. The Demon of Dakar is his third mystery to be published by Minotaur in the United States; previous titles include The Cruel Stars of the Night and The Princess of Burundi, winner of the Swedish Crime Academy Award for Best Crime Novel. He lives in Uppsala, Sweden.
Unanimous Praise for Kjell Eriksson "Kjell Eriksson's crime novels are among the very best."- Henning Mankell "Riveting...resembles the books of Maj Sjowall and Per Wahloo, not to mention those of the modern master Henning Mankell."- The Wall Street Journal on The Princess of Burundi "Moving...Eriksson understands the pathology of suffering humanity and explores it with the utmost tenderness."- The New York Times Book Review on The Cruel Stars of the Night "Ingenious...a chillingly well-drawn psychotic...very satisfying."- Los Angeles Times on The Princess of Burundi "Terrific...subtly brilliant...compellingly suspenseful."- San Francisco Chronicle on The Princess of Burundi "Eriksson is a major talent, and his feel for ensemble narrative will have McBain devotees enthralled."- Booklist on The Cruel Stars of the Night