The Dinosaur Feather

The Dinosaur Feather

by Sissel-Jo Gazan, Charlotte Barslund

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Overview

Anna Bella Nor is just two weeks away from revealing her controversial research on the evolutionary origin of birds when her supervisor Lars Helland is found dead . . . his tongue and a copy of her thesis in his lap.

As the police investigate the most brutal and calculated case they've ever known, Anna remains convinced someone is trying to stop her research coming to light. She must fight to prove her innocence . . . and fight for her life.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780857382429
Publisher: Quercus Publishing
Publication date: 05/26/2011
Sold by: Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 885,210
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Sissel-Jo Gazan is a biology graduate from the University of Copenhagen. The Dinosaur Feather was her breakthrough novel, having sold in twelve countries and named the Danish Novel of the Decade. It is followed up by The Arc of the Swallow. She lives in Berlin.

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The Dinosaur Feather 3.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 9 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Really enjoyed this book, however could have done with MUCH less technical detail!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A host of characters and their personal problems contribute to provide a riveting mystery. A most enjoyable read.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Excellent, interesting book with unique characters and different, but believable plot twists!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Really bad. This book saved me a lot of time and money because it's so awful. If this is the epitome of modern Danish noir, as I've read, then I don't need to read any more of it. The writing is clunk and wooden; I don't know if that's true in the original, or just this translation. There's not a single likable character in the book, other than a few very minor players. Anna Belle is one of the most irritating protagonists I've ever read: her only emotion is anger, and her only mode of expression is screaming. The author wants you to think she is a good person underneath, but I can't see it. The detective doesn't actually solve the mystery! And the mysteries themselves are uninteresting and the solutions very unsatisfying.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Editing poorly for American reader. Bounces from character to character with no seeming connection. And of course scandinavian towns and names are odd to our thought process
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A very unusual and literary book! Written by someone with great passion in paleontology, which is infectious!
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Maybe this was just a bad translation, but I was really disappointed in this book. The Washington Post gave it a glowing review so I bought it--the discussions science theories were interesting, though.