After a lonely Norwegian man stuns his small town by getting married while on holiday in India, his bride is found murdered upon her arrival in The Indian Bride.
The victim’s face is mashed to a pulp by blows from a heavy object.
Karin Fossum is a master at drawing finely detailed suspects. The result: an irresistible page-turner that’s like a Nordic Sherlock Holmes story, with characters by Bergman and blood by Tarantino. A-