Gudolv Gudvolden is apparently living a quiet life on the country side in Norway, working as a translator of European, classical literature. Nobody suspect he is a hitman, hired by a secret organization- JUSTITIA ORG- run by resourceful and well known names in society.
JUSTITIA ORG discretely eliminate war criminals and evil doers who have escaped justice. Gudolv is travelling to Germany to finish his mission number eight- out of ten, which is when he has decided to quit, and enjoy a normal life. This time he goes to Berlin; where he always visit the statue of Knut the polar bear; which sudden death puzzles him.
Nygårdshaug at his best; entertaining, thrilling and significant
This is a grandly thought and solid novel, a proof of how unique Gert Nygårdshaugs pen is. 6/6
Gert Nygårdshaug reappears as an elegant and interesting narrator, with much to convey
The language is esthetical, yet easily accessible. 6/6