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Stenhuggaren (Fjällbacka #3)

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När en av Fjällbackas hummerfiskare hittar en liten flicka drunknad, tror man först att hon dött av en olyckshändelse. Men obduktionen visar att hon har sötvatten med tvålrester i lungorna. Någon har alltså dränkt flickan inomhus, klätt på henne och kastat henne i havet. Men vem kan ha velat 7-åriga Sara så illa? Och varför?

Patrik Hedström, vars sambo Erica nyss fött deras
Hardcover, 404 pages
Published June 29th 2005 by Forum bokförlag (first published January 1st 2005)
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Jun 08, 2016 Phrynne rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Another gripping instalment in this excellent series. As usual there are murders and attempted murders aplenty plus an interesting back story, which eventually ties up with the main events and helps to explain why it all occurred.
This is definitely a series to read in order because the character development is huge and different personalities and relationships are constantly changing. There are also several long running stories which pop up from time to time but are not resolved in just one book
sweet jane
Jan 08, 2016 sweet jane rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Ένα ψαροχώρι, ένα νεκρό κορίτσι, ένα καταπληκτικό μυθιστόρημα.

Ένα μικρό κορίτσι βρίσκεται πνιγμένο στα δίχτυα ενός ψαρά. Οι τοπικές αρχές νομίζουν ότι πρόκειται για ατύχημα, όμως τα πράγματα είναι ακόμα πιο περίπλοκα. Φτάνει μόνο να σκαλίσουν λίγο την στάχτη για να δουν τις σπίθες που σιγοκαινε.

Η Lackberg δημιουργεί ένα έγκλημα και αντί να αναζητήσει τον δολοφόνο, αναζητά τι τον δημιούργησε. Μας ξεναγεί στον μικρόκοσμο της Φιελμπακα και μας διηγείται τα μυστικά όσων περνούν από δίπλα μας. Δολοφ
Stephen Hayes
Jun 17, 2011 Stephen Hayes rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The first thjing I noticed about this book was the sticker placed on the cover, presumabl;y by the booksellers, saying "If you like Jo Nesbo you'll love this." And the books by Jo Nesbo have stickers saying "The next Stieg L:arsson". I'm not sure what these cvomparisons are supposed to achieve, except that Jo Nesbo's writing has recently come to look like a rather ineffectual attempt to imitate Stieg Larsson. But Lackberg has so far not tried to imitate either. Other than being crime fiction, an ...more
Jul 03, 2016 Anna rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Το τελευταίο βιβλίο της σειράς που διαβάζω εγώ και το τρίτο στην κανονική σειρά των βιβλίων, τα «Οικογενειακά μυστικά», με τον τίτλο «Ο Λιθοξόος» που κυκλοφόρησε στα σουηδικά είναι αυτό ακριβώς που περιγράφει: οικογενειακά μυστικά καλά κρυμμένα που έρχονται στο φως της δημοσιότητας μετά από τραγικά συμβάντα.
Οι ήρωές μας βρίσκονται στα εξής σημεία της ζωής τους: η Ερίκα με τον Πάτρικ μόλις έχουν αποκτήσει την κόρη τους, η Άννα ζει ακόμα με το Λούκας, ο Μάρτιν έχει μόλις γνωρίσει την Πία και μετακ
Jul 18, 2012 Thomas rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I got me somethin' to say about mystery books.

Over the past several years I've been reading more and more in the way of mysteries, and there are a few things I've noticed along the way. Although there are plenty of mysteries written and published in France, Mexico, Peru, Spain, Russia, and cetera, here in the United States we primarily see those that are written here, England, and the Scandinavian nations and it is those last three styles that I want to talk about. I say styles, because there is
The Stonecutter turned out to be such a tiresome read for me. It feels like the author tried to cover so many grounds in her book till she losed focus and failed to emphasis more on the thing that suppose to matter most: the mystery and the routes to solve it.

The main thing that can be found in The Stonecutter is the neverending emotional outburst mostly from the female characters. To read about their endless self-pity where they blame others for difficulties that they have to face is utterly e
Jul 15, 2011 Lena rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I think this is one of the rare crime books I've read that my focus wasn't on who the killer was.The depth of the characters and the thorough psychological analysis gave a singural feeling to this book.In my opinion it portays greatly how important the family is in the growing process of a human and how much it can destroy a person.The story that was about the past although few pages each time succeded in making you realise the burden that 3 generations carried.I wasn't sure about the killer unt ...more
Nov 27, 2012 Pattie rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: mystery
So I'm reading this book randomly taken from the "New Books" shelf at the library and about a quarter of the way through, I thought "I haven't read anything this badly written since ....what was it? Oh, right, that other Swedish book...." and I checked the Author profile, and yes, she was the person who wrote the last book I read that was this badly written. From that point, I just skimmed.

As with "The Ice Princess", most everyone outside the main detective is a one dimensional character. I'm gu
Skorofido Skorofido
Είχα καιρό να διαβάσω Lackberg, τόσον καιρό που η μνήμη της χάνεται στο χρόνο… είναι το τρίτο της βιβλίο που διαβάζω και για καλή μου τύχη είναι και το τρίτο της σειράς με πρωταγωνιστές την Ερίκα και τον Πάτρικ… Έχω την 'πετριά' να τα διαβάζω με τη σειρά αφού η Lackberg δεν γράφει αμιγώς αστυνομικό… βάζει μέσα διάφορα στοιχεία της σουηδικής κοινωνίας, ανακατεύει και όλα τα σκαμπανεβάσματα της σχέσης του ζευγαριού, ε! δεν μου πάει να διαβάζω ένα βιβλίο που η ηρωίδα περνάει επιλόχειο κατάθλιψη και ...more
Aug 08, 2013 Filipa rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Camilla cria sempre tramas acessíveis mas complexas e com várias teias para resolver. São sempre livros agradáveis para se ler e passar boas horas embrenhados na história.
Adorei o primeiro volume desta série ("A princesa de gelo") e já não gostei tanto do segundo ("Gritos do passado"), no entanto, não deixa de ser uma boa leitura e deixa transparecer a mestria das palavras que tem Camilla.
Neste terceiro volume. . . arrisco a dizer que é o meu favorito. Desde o início que me prendeu e me manteve
Deanna Drai Turner
Well, I've done it. I finished the 3rd Lackberg Swedish murder mystery. This author really is something. I like her mind and like how she duct tapes together a story....When I first started this one, I thought I might not like it because it dealt with the death of a 7 year old girl. I don't like much of anything where a child comes to harm. But I understood why she did this, as our Protagonist Police Detective's woman just birthed a of course this gave him the extra impetus needed ...more
Nov 08, 2015 Kenchiin rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Well, the reason why I stopped reading this series was the overload of unnecessary content in book 2. Said this, The Stonecutter is not only better than its predecessor, but also a good example of well-executed crime fiction.
Andreia Silva
Cada vez mais fico com a sensação de que adoro ler policiais. Porque me fazem prender ao livro mas, sobretudo, me fazem esperar por uma resolução de um mistério que parece, por vezes, indecifrável. E os livros da Camilla Läckberg têm aumentado esse gosto em mim, como leitora.

"Teia de Cinzas" é o terceiro volume de uma saga com o detective Patrick Hedstrom e, apesar de ter lido o primeiro mas não o segundo, isso não impediu em nada o acompanhamento da história, em termos de história policial. Lê-
Dec 08, 2013 Cat rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: read-in-2013
When a young girl is found dead in a fisherman's net, everybody assumes it was an accidental drowning. But after further examination to the body, it is determined that Sara, the dead girl, didn't drown by accident; she was in fact murdered. And Patrick Hedström, who is the father of a baby girl, is back leading the investigation. And once again he has to deal with deeply disturbed people and unearth the terrible secrets the Fjällbacka's families try to hide.

To be honest, I thought I would have a
Mar 12, 2013 Jody rated it liked it
Shelves: mystery, nook, crime
I have a love/hate relationship with Camilla Lackberg. On the one hand, I really like her characters, to the extent that I'm disappointed when we don't get enough of a certain one in her novels (especially Erica; since the first novel she's been mostly a secondary figure--bring her back, Camilla!). I love the look into Swedish small-town life, where people let their babies sleep in strollers outside stores by themselves and cops don't carry guns.

And yet ... and yet ... Her writing is just okay.
Joana Almeida
Jan 10, 2016 Joana Almeida rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: books-i-own
Penso que este livro foi até agora o que mais me deu satisfação pessoal em ler desta escritora. Não pela história em si, mas pelos temas que aborda e pelo final.
Mar 17, 2014 Emily rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Emily by: sandra da campo
Shelves: nordic-noir
Ο "Λιθοξόος" όπως είναι ο πρωτότυπος τίτλος είναι το τρίτο βιβλίο της σειράς με ήρωα τον αστυνόμο Πάτρικ Χέντστρεμ. Διαδραματίζεται στην Φιελμπάκα, ένα χωριό κοντά στο Γέτεμποργ της Σουηδίας, όπως και τα άλλα βιβλία της σειράς. Για τόσο μικρό μέρος έχει πολλή εγκληματικότητα! Αν πάτε ποτέ μη μείνετε πολύ γιατί δεν ξέρετε τι μπορεί να σας συμβεί!
Με αφορμή το φόνο ενός μικρού κοριτσιού ξεδιπλώνεται η ειδυλιακή ζωή των κατοίκων και η αγνότης των συνηθειών τους, των δραστηριοτήτων τους και των σκέψε
Gaby Franz
Jul 26, 2015 Gaby Franz rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Una historia muy cruda pero que me tuvo fascinada durante toda la lectura. Siendo madre de una niña pude sentir el dolor de los padres al perder a su hija. El misterio, el suspense y las tramas secundarias hacen de esta novela la mejor hasta ahora de las tres que he leído de la saga. Mejora cada vez más, esperemos que sea así con los demás libros.
Jul 10, 2016 Emi rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Empecé este libro medio por casualidad, pero la verdad que me gustó mucho. En sí, los personajes me gustaron, pero lo bueno de la novela está en la trama. Es un thriller lleno de giros y el misterio se mantiene todo el tiempo, aunque no es un libro corto, y no me resultó pesado en ningún momento. En realidad, no podía dejar de leer. Desde que Sara aparece muerta, hasta el final del libro, la historia va dejando muchas pistas y posibles culpables, pero el desenlace me pareció muy original y bien ...more
I keep picking up Camilla Läckberg's books because she produces work that are reliably entertaining, have a solid mystery and like-able main characters. This one didn't disappoint. I especially enjoy how she lets her secondary characters grow and change over the course of the series. This is an earlier book than the ones I've read so far and it was intriguing to see starting points/early stages for this development.
Bryan Cardenas
Nov 22, 2015 Bryan Cardenas rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: reviews
Before start, I have to point out that this was the second book I read from this author, who already is becoming one of my favorites.

When I start a book of this genre, I want it confused me, fill me with fear but also keep me intrigued and guessing. And of course this one did it. The pace of this book is irrepressible and together with my good friend Patrik Hedstrom I had to take several cups of coffee to stay awake all night Reading. School? that can wait.

This genre has become by far one of my
Neide Parafitas

Este livro é fabuloso!!! :)

Fiquei maravilhada com este 3º livro da autora que me baralhou por diversas vezes com a sequência de acontecimentos que se iam sucedendo.
Desta vez não achei que o ponto alto fosse descobrir o assassino, mas antes os motivos..

Para os apreciadores de policiais, este é um livro a não perder!!! :P

Jan 19, 2016 Xana rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Gosto muito da escrita desta autora. Este foi, talvez, o meu livro favorito dela (até agora).
Se pudesse daria 4,5* mas recai para as 5 porque não me custou em momento nenhum lê -lo.
Confesso que desconfiava daquele final já à uns tempitos, mas nem isso me fez perder a vontade.
Gostei muito e recomendo .
Feb 19, 2016 D.L. rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
A lot of books I rate low because they just weren't something I liked in some way. But this many errors, inconsistencies. It was disappointing because I was really excited to finally read something from this writer.
Sharon Robards
Jul 07, 2016 Sharon Robards rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: crime-mystery
I had a little difficulty getting into this after the first chapter and kept picking it up and putting it back down and read a couple of other books in between. It might have been a mood thing as from half way through I couldn’t put it down. It also might have been because the story has many characters, scene changes, and mini plots, and I did wonder how it would all come together, which it did nicely at the end, with a few story lines left open.

The story centres around the murder of a 7 year ol
Aug 02, 2015 Martina rated it it was ok
Shelves: crime
Is it just me or is the charm of Lackberg's books wearing off? I thought that the third installment in the Fjallbacka series will give us more character development coupled with a good mystery, but The Stonecutter is a lackluster novel with a thin plot and little depth. The two parallel naratives, one in the present and one in the past, didn't offer much in terms of suspense and, well, plot. I will be honest and admit that, at first, the narative in the past, concerning the stonecutter and the r ...more
Jun 11, 2014 Caroline rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: murder-mystery
One of the most masterful Scandicrime fiction authors presents us with a thriller that has all the makings of a movie that will keep viewers at the edge of their seat until the ending credits flash on the screen.

The 3rd in the series, Detective Patrik Hedstrom and his team are tasked with finding the murderer of a young child, found in the water by a local fisherman. The investigation is blurred by secrets held by the family of the young child and by their feuding neighbors. But why is there as
Filipe Miguel
Apr 14, 2012 Filipe Miguel rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Regressar a Fjällbacka pela mão de Camilla Läckberg começa a tornar-se um guilty pleasure que aprecio cada vez mais.

Não posso afirmar que os seus livros sejam obras-primas, ainda para mais depois de ter lido o seu primero - A Princesa de Gelo - que tão pouco gostei. Contudo, a mestria com que Camilla abordou o regresso aquela cidade costeira da Suécia em Gritos do Passado, e como conseguiu retornar novamente, transmitiu-me algo que vai bem além do simples policial com um crime para resolver.

The Stone Cutter
By Camilla Lackberg
3 stars

The Stone Cutter by Camilla Lackberg is a compelling book from the beginning when lobster fisherman in the village of Fjallbacka in Sweden pulls up a drowned child. When the police arrive detective, Patrik Hedstrom discovers that he knows the child. Sara, the dead child is daughter to Charlotte a close friend of Patrik's significant other Erica.

Lackberg's style is to move from one character another getting inside of their heads a telling brief vig
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Born in 1974, Camilla Läckberg graduated from Gothenburg University of Economics, before moving to Stockholm where she worked for a few years as an economist. However, a course in creative crime writing became the trigger to a drastic change of career. Her first four novels all became Swedish bestsellers. Läckberg's books are always set in or around her birthplace, the small Swedish west coast tow ...more
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Other Books in the Series

Fjällbacka (9 books)
  • The Ice Princess (Patrik Hedström, #1)
  • The Preacher (Patrik Hedström, #2)
  • Olycksfågeln (Patrik Hedström, #4)
  • The Hidden Child (Patrik Hedström, #5)
  • The Drowning (Patrik Hedström, #6)
  • Fyrvaktaren (Patrik Hedström, #7)
  • Änglamakerskan (Patrik Hedström, #8)
  • Lejontämjaren (Patrik Hedström, #9)

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“La muerte era un estado, igual que la vida; ¿por qué iba a ser una mejor que otra?” 10 likes
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