The Chestnut Man

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  • Hardcover
  • 528 pages
  • The Chestnut Man
  • Søren Sveistrup
  • 10 October 2017
  • 0062895362

About the Author: Søren Sveistrup

Is a well-known author, some of his books are a fascination for readers like in the The Chestnut Man book, this is one of the most wanted Søren Sveistrup author readers around the world.


The Chestnut Man The heart pounding debut from the creator of the hit Scandinavian television show The Killing.If you find one, he s already found you.A psychopath is terrorizing Copenhagen.His calling card is a chestnut man a handmade doll made of matchsticks and two chestnuts which he leaves at each bloody crime scene.Examining the dolls, forensics makes a shocking discovery a fingerprint belonging to a young girl, a government minister s daughter who had been kidnapped and murdered a year ago.A tragic coincidence or somethingtwisted To save innocent lives, a pair of detectives must put aside their differences to piece together the Chestnut Man s gruesome clues.Because it s clear that the madman is on a mission that is far from over.And no one is safe. Read The Chestnut Man By Søren Sveistrup – lovelylingeriecompany.co.uk

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10 thoughts on “The Chestnut Man

  1. Melissa ♥ Dog/Wolf Lover ♥ Martin says:

    Omg I had to get this because I loved the show The Killing need to read those books LOOK AT THE STAINED EDGES it s signed and numbered This book was pretty awesome and freaky Happy Reading Mel

  2. Debra says:

    A grizzly debut that will NOT having you dreaming of chestnuts roasting on an open fire anytime soon I d rather have Jack frost nipping at my nose instead thank you very much This debut novel details a police investigation into the murders of mothers who have had various allegations of neglect and abuse filed against them The murders are violent and gruesome He likes to take a hand here, a foot therebut he is a giver also his gift or calling card, if you will, is a chestnut man made out A grizzly debut that will NOT having you dreaming of chestnuts roasting on an open fire anytime soon I d rather have Jack frost nipping at my nose instead thank you very much This debut novel details a police investigation into the murders of mothers who have had various allegations of neglect and abuse filed against them The murders are violent and gruesome He likes to take a hand here, a foot therebut he is a giver also his gift or calling card, if you will, is a chestnut man made out you guessed it chestnuts and match sticks Interesting choice of calling card but this is an interesting case What makes this eveninteresting that there is a fingerprint on the chestnut men left behind the ...

  3. Tammy says:

    Taking place in Denmark, this ominous novel positively pulses with menace A murderer leaves at the scene of the crime a sinister and primitive fetish in the form of a man made from chestnuts and matchsticks which echoes a childhood song about the apple man The beginning is jaw droppingly violent and the murders continue along this grisly vein Gripping, violent and gruesome this is quite an addition to the Scandi Noir subgenre Best of all nothing is obvious although the ending did feel a bi Taking place in Denmark, this ominous novel positively pulses with menace A murderer leaves at the scene of the crime a sinister and primitive fetish in the form of a man made from chestnuts and matchsticks which echoes a childhood song about the apple man The beginning is jaw droppingly violent and the murders continue along this grisly vein Gripping, violent and gruesome this is ...

  4. Paromjit says:

    Soren Sveistrup is the man behind the runaway successful Danish TV series, The Killing, he has now turned his attention to writing his first Scandi Noir novel set in Copenhagen The Chestnut Man carries trademark elements of The Killing, it is part police procedural, part psychological thriller, incorporating politicians whilst giving us social realism in its portrayals and insights into the lives of its diverse range of characters that inhabit the story It is dark, bleak, and brutal with a ser Soren Sveistrup is the man behind the runaway successful Danish TV series, The Killing, he has now turned his attention to writing his first Scandi Noir novel set in Copenhagen The Chestnut Man carries trademark elements of The Killing, it is part police procedural, part psychological thriller, incorporating politicians whilst giving us social realism in its portrayals and insights into the lives of its diverse range of characters that inhabit the story It is dark, bleak, and brutal with a serial killer running rampant in the present day Naia Thulin is a detective in Homicide s Murder Squad led...

  5. marilyn says:

    I m a big fan of police procedurals and this book hit the spot for me It is very gory and graphic though so keep that in mind if you decide to read the book It s also very atmospheric, with the dark, wet, dreary, cold climate of Copenhagen setting the stage for a serial killer The story begins thirty years ago when a farm family is brutally slaughtered, along with a soon to retire detective, who stopped at the farm to investigate complaints of wandering farm animals The book than moves to th I m a big fan of police procedurals and this book hit the spot for me It is very gory and graphic though so keep that in mind if you decide to read the book It s also very atmospheric, with the dark, wet, dreary, cold climate of Copenhagen setting the stage for a serial killer The story begins thirty years ago when a farm family is brutally slaughtered, along with a soon to retire detective, who stopped at the farm to investigate complaints of wandering farm animals The book than moves to the present day female homicide detective Thulin having to work with young but seasoned detective Hess, who has been kicked back to her agency for disciplinary reasons Hess seems to have a very big case of don t care and just wants back to his normal job of working international crimes while Thulin is hoping to move to a new job dealing with cybercrime But first they have to solve the death of a woman who has been brutally murdered after being tortured But before t...

  6. Felicia says:

    Serial killer fiction is one of my favorite subgenres, despite the fact that very few of these books reach a level of exceptional storytelling But when it s done right, there s no better read for me.Unfortunately, The Chestnut Man isn t done right.I often feel as if there is some outline for writers of the genre entitled How to Write the Typical Clich Serial Killer Novel of which they all follow and for some reason that s enough for the masses.That s not enough for me.The Chestnut Man follow Serial killer fiction is one of my favorite subgenres, despite the fact that very few of these books reach a level of exceptional storytelling But when it s done right, there s no better read for me.Unfortunately, The Chestnut Man isn t done right.I often feel as if there is some outline for writers of the genre entitled How to Write the Typical Clich Serial Killer Novel of which they all follow and for some reason that s enough for the masses.That s not enough for me.The Chestnut Man follows this outline to a T I ll sum it up for you Bad cop, good cop in love hate relationship work under the threat of their up and coming superior who isconcerned with his career than actually solving a crime Enter serial killer, throw in some gory scenes for distraction Sprinkle in a few red herrings even though the killer is pretty obvious to most astute readers Wrap everything up with bad cop savin...

  7. Kim ~ It’s All About the Thrill says:

    Whoathis book was so dark, brutal, goryfantasticI have been wanting to get ahold of this book for a loooong time I finally got lucky enough to get a copy I must admit I was a bit intimidated when I discovered it was over 500 pages and that it was a police procedural Trust me, none of that matters The chapters were short and I flew through them I found the tension building as I raced through them I am not a fan of police procedurals but this had such a intriguing blurb that I had t Whoathis book was so dark, brutal, goryfantasticI have been wanting to get ahold of this book for a loooong time I finally got lucky enough to get a copy I must admit I was a bit intimidated when I discovered it was over 500 pages and that it was a police procedural Trust me, none of that matters The chapters were short and I flew through them I found the tension building as I raced through them I am not a fan of police procedurals but this had such a intriguing blurb that I had to dig in and yes it was addictive.The crimes are not for the faint of heart I found myself almost wanting to cover my eyes and peek at the pages, it was that gory Yet what did I expect This is a flipping serial killer that is into some weird games He leaves his calling card at each scenea handmade chestnut man Yet the tiny chestnut dudes all have something in common They all have the fingerprints of a victim that has been thought to be d...

  8. Matt says:

    Scandinavian police procedurals are surely some of my favourite foreign books, as they bring the story to life and do not lose impact when translated into English S ren Sveistrup does a masterful job at bringing this eerie story to life and leaving just enough out there for the reader to feel a definite chill up the spine When the body of a woman is discovered outside her home, the Copenhagen Police send their Major Case Team out to investigate Naia Thulin takes point and has been assigned to Scandinavian police procedurals are surely some of my favourite foreign books, as they bring the story to life and do not lose impact when translated into English S ren Sveistrup does a masterful job at bringing this eerie story to life and leaving just enough out there for the reader to feel a definite chill up the spine When the body of a woman is discovered outside her home, the Copenhagen Police send their Major Case Team out to investigate Naia Thulin takes point and has been assigned to work with Mark Hess, a liaison officer who is biding his time before returning to Europol When Thulin and Hess survey the scene, it is as grizzly as they coul...

  9. Jennifer ~ TarHeelReader says:

    My thoughts There s a psychopath on the loose in Copenhagen You know how serial killers like to leave a calling card This one leaves behind a doll made out of matchsticks and two chestnuts, a chestnut man Dolls are extra creepy, you know The Chestnut Man is super crhilling and dark, like Scandinavian Noir DARK It s gruesome and bloody and horrific, showing just how sick the killer is I didn t guess the twists, nor the ending, and I was enthralled from beginning to end This was a little My thoughts There s a psychopath on the loose in Copenhagen You know how serial killers like to leave a calling card This one leaves behind a doll made out of matchsticks and two chestnuts, a chestnut man Dolls are extra creepy, you know The Chestnut Man is super crhilling and dark, like Scandinavian Noir DARK It s gruesome and bloody and horrific, showing just how s...

  10. Lisa says:

    My thanks to Harper Collins and Netgalley for the chance to read and review this book All for the price of a measly review So, my thoughts This book will make it to my top 5 books published in 2019 Seriously good writing I pride myself in being able to figure out whodunit, This one had my mind churning Did I figure it out Yes But then, no Then yes Crap I had changed my thinking so many times that I blew it This was one hell of a story, and just downright creepy I love chestnuts, but I My thanks to Harper Collins and Netgalley for the chance to read and review this book All for the price of a measly review So, my thoughts This book will make it to my top 5 books published in 2019 Seriously good writing I pride myself in being able to figure out whodunit, This one had my mind churning Did I figure it out Yes But then, no Then yes Crap I had chang...