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Subject: Opinions needed!!!
Date Posted: 1/11/2011 11:20 AM ET
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Hi there --- Has anyone read The Ice Princess by Camilla Lackberg???  I would love to have your comments.  I was thinking I might enjoy it, but it has fairly low end reviews on Amazon.  Many thanks, Becky



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Date Posted: 1/11/2011 1:35 PM ET
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I have it on my TBR but haven't read it...however, a couple of people I know who have similar reading taste to mine really liked it. I don't pay much attention to reviews unless I know the person reviewing the book, to be honest If you do read it, let us know what you think!

Cheryl

Date Posted: 1/11/2011 2:07 PM ET
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Cheryl --- Thanks so much for the input.  I will definitely report my hmble opinion should I get it read.  Becky

Date Posted: 1/14/2011 7:44 PM ET
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I've read it, and over all it was a pretty good read.  I've read a few Swedish authors, and this definitely has a different feel to it than books based in the US. 

There is one character that's portrayed in a way that I found unrealistic, and that was bit annoying - like an inappropriate joke that breaks the flow of the story.

Date Posted: 1/14/2011 10:04 PM ET
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I'm a real fan of Scandinavian crime literature! I read The Ice Princess in 2010 and liked it. In fact, I've got Lackberg's next two translated books--The Preacher and The Stone Cutter--on my wish list.