Tragedy strikes a Swedish school as a shooting leaves several students dead is the focal point to the first of four novels called Quicksand. This book has been translated from Swedish to English and aims to explore Sweden’s rising multicultural and racial tensions. The story centers around a high school student who is being tried for her part in the school shooting. Courtroom procedure dominates the text as the character’s emotional state is discussed for all to hear.
- Malin Persson Giolito has wrote four novels. This is the first one translated into English
- This novel is told from the defendants point of view.
- A story about a girl who is blamed for a school shooting.
““Quicksand” is a novel that begins like a parlor game gone awry”