To Cook A Bear

“So much to relish here . . . the plot is gripping, there’s a beautifully handled thread on reading and writing, and the writing is just lovely!” DIANE SETTERFIELD, author of Once Upon A River

It is the summer of 1852 in Kengis, a village in the far north of Sweden, where revivalist preacher Lars Levi Laestadius and Jussi, his young Sami protégé, set out to solve a heinous crime.