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Mar 07, 2017
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Mar 07, 2017 | ISBN 9781524774509
NOW A NETFLIX ORIGINAL SERIESNamed an NPR “BEST BOOKS OF 2017”Named the Best Swedish Crime Novel of the Year by the Swedish Crime Writers AcademyAn incisive courtroom thriller and a drama that raises questions about the nature of love, the disastrous side effects of guilt, and the function of justiceA mass shooting has taken place at a prep school in Stockholm’s wealthiest suburb. Eighteen-year-old Maja Norberg is charged for her involvement in the massacre that left her boyfriend and her best friend dead. She has spent nine months in jail awaiting trial. Now the time has come for her to enter the courtroom. How did Maja—popular, privileged, and a top student—become a cold-blooded killer in the eyes of the public? What did Maja do? Or is it what she failed to do that brought her here?Malin Persson Giolito has written a perceptive portrayal of a teenage girl and a blistering indictment of a society that is coming apart. A work of great literary sensibility, Quicksand touches on wealth, class, immigration, and the games children play among themselves when parents are no longer attuned to their struggles.
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