It is on an ordinary Wednesday in November that a 42-year-old man is found murdered in an old house in Norðvík.
This is world-class news for the six women who regularly meet to knit and jabber. Anita is the host, and she is the wife of the policeman who is set to solve the case.
An acquaintance from their youth and school days has been murdered. The friends are shocked by the crime. But they have no clue that they have played a role in the tragedy and are a part of the horrors that now transpire.
In the Faroes, life must go on, even when death rolls his dices.
Steintór Rasmussen writes as an experienced master. A festering grudge and a refined strategy to murder, all hidden beneath a winsome facade is one brick in the play. The murder scene is set in a way no one would expect, the hairs at the back of your neck rise as you are herded toward the epicentre of the tragedy.
Welcome to a girl’s night out, where death takes his seat at the table.