THE HANGING. What a great title. It tells you (almost) everything you need to know about this terrific novel --- a debut, but much more than that --- from a brother-and-sister writing team who have produced a seamless, horrific and darkly humorous story that will bounce around in your brain cells during and after your reading of it.
The book begins with a gruesome discovery in a school gymnasium located in the northern outskirts of Copenhagen, Denmark. Five corpses are found hanging from the ceiling, mutilated in such a way that immediate identification of the victims is impossible. However, the element that they have in common is all too q