The Sunday Times has selected the 60 Best Thrillers and Crime Novels of the past six years – Roslund & Hellströms’ Cell 8 is one of them!
“… The gulf between the United States and Europe could hardly be wider when it comes to capital punishment. The spectacle of convicted criminals spending years on death row in American jails appears cruel and inhuman, and it is just such a tense countdown to an execution in Ohio that provides the starting point for this extraordinary novel by the Swedish crime-writing duo Anders Roslund and Borge Hellstrom… ” “… Roslund is a journalist, and Hellstrom a former convict, and they use this riveting setup to make a passionate case against the death penalty. Barring an improbable element in the plot when the authors’ campaigning instinct gets the better of them, this remarkable novel is taut with suspense to the end…”
“There’s clearly something to prison escape thriller Three Seconds, as it’s attracting great actors all the time. With Luke Evans and David Oyelowo already attached, the cast has swelled to include Josh Brolin, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Olivia Munn.”
Read more on Empire here.
Josh Brolin in Labor Day Extendened. Click here to watch a clip.
Maggie Gyllenhaal in The Honorable Woman. Click here to watch a clip.
“… in the star-studded indie movie ‘Three Seconds’… ” Read more on The Wrap here.
Olivia Munn in The Newsroom. Click here to watch a clip.
If your prefer to read in Dutch – Josh Brolin (Inherent Vice), Maggie Gyllenhaal (The Dark Knight) en Olivia Munn (X-Men: Apocalypse).
In German - Josh Brolin übernimmt Rolle in ‘Three Seconds’.
“… the Swedish duo Roslund & Hellström’s Dwaj żołnierze / Two Soldiers is an excellent thriller… ” “… Dwaj żołnierze / Two Soldiers is about a world that we do not want to know about…” “… Nordic literature has very specific characteristics, based on the transfer of very strong emotions – the Swedish author duo understand this mechanism and successfully use it… ” “… I recommend this book to all fans of good – not only Scandinavian – crime. But also loyally I warn for a difficult, overwhelming story, which will not leave you indifferent… ”