The Hidden Child. Camilla Läckberg, trans. from the Swedish by Marlaine Delargy. Pegasus Crime (Norton, dist.), $ (p) ISBN. Lackberg, Camilla – ‘The Hidden Child’ (translated by Tiina Nunnally) Paperback: pages (June ) Publisher: Harper ISBN. In The Hidden Child by Camilla Lackberg we are introduced to crime writer Erica Falck. Returning to her field of work after the birth of her child.

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Her first four novels all became Swedish bestsellers.

Pretty component to content. Notably the main character This is lackbergg first time reading a Camilla Lackberg novel. Patrik Hedstrom has to only participate in this murder investigation What do entries in a diary, a Nazi Iron Cross medal, and a retired history professor found murdered in his chair by teens who broke into his house have in common?

Like, he doesn’t really get it? Feb 01, Donna rated it liked it Shelves: I liked the story and the characters, it was just slow for me at times. Plus, there seemed to be so many characters to keep track of.

This one includes flashbacks from the dark days of WW2 which is another reason why I loved it! You are commenting using your Facebook account. Furthermore, the hiddenn is a good, solid one – I did guess the outlines of the solution just before the author revealed them, but only just.

THE HIDDEN CHILD by Camilla Läckberg , Marlaine Delargy | Kirkus Reviews

I thought it was great. There is plenty of byplay at the start of the novel as Patrick fails to “get” what is actually involved with looking after a one-year-old, and also cannot resist poking his nose into the investigation of the death of an old man which his colleagues are undertaking, baby in tow. The book opens a bit slow and all the while it felt like there’s no point of stretching such a good story for so long by withholding the secret which finally became very obvious midway through the story.


The crimes are intriguing and original a If you haven’t discovered Swedish crime sensation Camilla Lackberg yet, you are in for a treat. If you haven’t discovered Swedish crime sensation Camilla Lackberg yet, you are in for a treat.


Jul 31, Stacia rated it it was ok Shelves: Since this is the third book that I read in this series, the first being not so memorable for me, but surprisingly this book stands out in the mellow, which being a bit tedious yet maintains that old charm of being intriguing and intense both at the same time. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: I think this one along with The stonecutter are my 2 favourites!

Nov 01, Marsha rated it it was amazing. Quotes from The Hidden Child. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. One problem with a translated work is that it’s hard to know where to assign blame for the book’s faults regarding language. The title is allegedly inspired by The Hidden Child Foundation which is a charity for Holocaust survivors.


This just wasn’t a very good book.

The Hidden Child

Having just reached her first birthday, she’s characterized very much as a toddler instead. Jul 16, AdiTurbo rated it really liked it.

Return to Book Page. This is not a clean novel- mild swearing with some violent scenes. The plot was predictable and most characters poorly developed. See all 4 questions about The Hidden Child….

Presente e passado mais paralelos do que nunca. And there is the current-day mystery of an artifact that threatens to reveal long-held secrets.

Published June 20th by HarperCollins first published April 19th The language used in The Hidden Child was simple but powerful.

May 14, at 7: The importance of having family is closely observed in this story thus leaving the readers with a feeling of longing for their families. For the most part, The Hidden Child is a bad quality soap lackbberg, with a detective story chils is shredded into tiny slices interspersed with boring accounts of domestic life. Don’t make this kind of books your only connection to the literature world.

A dreadful secret held by a chils young man who escaped into Sweden, fleeing the Germans. The story alternates between the present-day and the s during World War IIwhen some Swedes aided the resistance in Nazi-occupied Norway.