The Chestnut Man

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. New Read [ The Chestnut Man ] author [ Søren Sveistrup ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com

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  • Hardcover
  • 528 pages
  • The Chestnut Man
  • Søren Sveistrup
  • 02 January 2017
  • 0062895362

15 thoughts on “The Chestnut Man

  1. 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. 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 fingerprint of a young girl who went missing a year ago She is presumed dead, but her parents are given hope when her print if found on the ...

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    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 quite an addition to the Scandi Noir subgenre Best of all nothing is obvious although the endin...

  4. 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 reade...

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    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 by Nylander, feeling that her workload has barely challenged her abilities, she wantsand has plans to transfer to NC3 National Cyber...

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    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 could imagine, with the woman brutally murdered and her severed hand missing Not only that, her young son was inside and came upon the body before the authorities were called A small chestnut man sold at many roadside kiosks around Denmark is found at the scene, th...

  7. says:

    I was a big fan of The Killing so when I heard about this book, onto the wish list it went Did it live up to my expectations You betcha This Scandi crime police procedural comes loaded with all the elements that will keep you reading into the wee hours Two compelling MC s, an intricate plot a sinister bad guy it ticks all the boxes Set in Copenhagen, it s the story of a current investigation with deep ties to the past delivered with a stealthy rising sense of menace.The first I was a big fan of The Killing so when I heard about this book, onto the wish list it went Did it live up to my expectations You betcha This Scandi crime police procedural comes loaded with all the elements that will keep you reading into the wee hours Two compelling MC s, an intricate plot a sinister bad guy it ticks all the boxes Set in Copenhagen, it s the story of a current investigation with deep ties to the past delivered with a stealthy rising sense of menace.The first MC is Naia Thulin She s a young cop who is slowly dying of boredom as the newest member of the Major Crimes Division Despite her intelligence tech skills, she s being wasted on the small stuff Naia decides to ask for a transfer to Cyber Crimes but her boss has one last job for her It seems they ve been saddled with a Europol agent who was demoted back to Copenhagen Her job is to babysit for a few days until he s up to speed.Mark Hess spent the last 5 years living a nomadic life with Europol But a d...

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    Chestnut Man, do come in Chestnut Man, do come in Have you any chestnuts that you ve brought for me today Thank You kindlyWon t you stay An innocent children s song, being used as a threat.A Chestnut Man a handmade doll made of matchsticks and two chestnuts left at each bloody crime scene.A story that begins on Halloween, 1989 and spans the years till October present dayI was expecting a creepy mystery.What I got was a 528 page methodical police procedural.Perhaps I should ve known be Chestnut Man, do come in Chestnut Man, do come in Have you any chestnuts that you ve brought for me today Thank You kindlyWon t you stay An innocent children s song, being used as a threat.A Chestnut Man a handmade doll made of matchsticks and two chestnuts left at each bloody crime scene.A story that begins on Halloween, 1989 and spans the years till October present dayI was expecting a creepy mystery.What I got was a 528 page methodical police procedural.Perhaps I should ve known better I watched and LOVED the American drama series, The Killing from this author but for me, this ...

  9. 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 y...

  10. says:

    I must say it was difficult to read from time to time, as there is a lot of upsetting content in it, but it s not done in a vulgar way and put together very powerfully I loved Hess, and Thurin, both strong characters with their flaws Hess specifically fits quickly into the very likeable anti hero space in the eyes of the reader I wish there wasn t the classic encounter with the villain and action section in the end, this book really didn t needed it But the ending was beautiful I can t sa I must say it was difficult to read from time to time, as there is a lot of upsetting content in it, but it s not done in a vulgar way and put together very powerfully I loved Hess, and Thurin, both strong characters with their flaws Hess specifically fits quickly into the very likeable anti hero space in the e...

  11. 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 dead for a good year Hm...

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    Look at that fabulous cover I know one shouldn t judge a book by its cover, but I simply love its simplicity It s the kind of cover I m drawn to And, the best part is that the story is ABSOLUTELY fabulous as well The Chestnut Man is the very first book I gave a 5 star this year 2019 The combination of a thrilling case with two great detectives, the tough Naia Thulin and burned out investigator Mark Hess who has been ordered to take a break from Europol They make an excellent team, well n Look at that fabulous cover I know one shouldn t judge a book by its cover, but I simply love its simplicity It s the kind of cover I m drawn to And, the best part is that the story is ABSOLUTELY fabulous as well The Chestnut Man is the very first book I gave a 5 star this year 2019 The combination of a thrilling case with two great detectives, the tough Naia Thulin and burned out investigator Mark Hess who has been ordered to take a break from Europol They make an excellent team, well not at first, it will take some time for them to get used to each other However, I can tell you this much, the dynamic duo is now a personal favorite of mine.As for the story, great pace, intriguing case, and what a fabulous ending I did suspect the individual behind it all, but I did have some other suspects in mind as well I liked how it all was resolved and I definitely loved th...

  13. says:

    Book Reviewed by Stacey on www.whisperingstoies.comDetective Naia Thulin works in the Homicide department in Copenhagen, Denmark which is run by Detective Nylander She is a single mother to daughter Le and is finding the department a little boring and so requests a transfer to NC3, National Cyber Crime department.Mark Hess once worked at The Hague for Europol After some issues, he is transferred to the homicide department in Copenhagen He doesn t want to be there and is merely counting the da Book Reviewed by Stacey on www.whisperingstoies.comDetective Naia Thulin works in the Homicide department in Copenhagen, Denmark which is run by Detective Nylander She is a single mother to daughter Le and is finding the department a little boring and so requests a transfer to NC3, National Cyber Crime department.Mark Hess once worked at The Hague for Europol After some issues, he is transferred to the homicide department in Copenhagen He doesn t want to be there and is merely counting the days until he can be reinstated at Europol.The two detectives are paired up and their first task is to attend the crime scene of a woman found beaten and killed in a park She has one hand missing and above her dangling is a man made from Chestnuts Upon analysis of the chestnut man, the detectives discover a finger...

  14. says:

    Although I did not really enjoy S ren Sveistrup s upcoming crime fiction novel, The Chestnut Man , I will give accolades to the author s writing This review will not speak towards Sveistrup s talent or craft, but the story itself I don t like giving negative reviews, so this one will be shorter than usual, and will just touch on the areas I was most frustrated with, rather than nitpick every little thing about the story I did not know that the author is the creator of the television series T Although I did not really enjoy S ren Sveistrup s upcoming crime fiction novel, The Chestnut Man , I will give accolades to the author s writing This review will not speak towards Sveistrup s talent or craft, but the story itself I don t like giving negative reviews, so this one will be shorter than usual, and will just touch on the areas I was most frustrated with, rather than nitpick every little thing about the story I did not know that the author is the creator of the television series The Killing, but it makes sense that this debut novel would follow a similar format The books reads as a slow burn mystery that I could see working out better for a television series Copenhagen detectives...

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    Chestnut man, do come in Chestnut man, do come in Have you any chestnuts that you ve brought for me today Thank you kindly, won t you stay This is one of the best crime novels I have read in ages Great characters, fantastic atmosphere and brilliant plotting A series of murders is taking place women are being tortured and mutilated Found at every crime site is a little handmade chestnut man, otherwise there seems to be no connection.Naia Thulin investigates, together with Mark Hess, w Chestnut man, do come in Chestnut man, do come in Have you any chestnuts that you ve brought for me today Thank you kindly, won t you stay This is one of the best crime novels I have read in ages Great characters, fantastic atmosphere and brilliant plotting A series of murders is taking place women are being tortured and mutilated Found at every crime site is a little handmade chestnut man, otherwise there seems to be no connection.Naia Thulin investigates, together with Mark Hess, who has been demoted from Europol and placed in his last office at home in Denmark Hess s main ...

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