The Sons is more multifaceted than most novels in the crime fiction genre.
The novel is brimming with an excellent sense of timing and set-ups, heartbreaking empathy, and a ferocious inspiration that will give rise to the feeling of "we want more, more, and even more".
The alternating narration, with its changes of tempo, is efficiently utilized in this story about masculinity, exploitation and revenge. Anders Roslund & Stefan Thunberg write stringently and engagingly.
An extremely brutal and realistic novel, very well-written and with an intriguing plot.
A suspenseful and well-written psychological crime fiction novel.
The line between police and criminal, right and wrong, and bad and good is unusually blurry, and it's precisely that which, together with the strong bonds of loyalty between the main characters in the novel, makes this thriller highly worth reading.
Thanks to the authors' skill in changing things up and constructing convincing details for every story, the result feels original. Anton Svensson rises above the crowd in the Swedish and international thriller literature.
A current, important and immortal story.
[The Sons] is intensely thrilling and thought-provoking at the same time.
Three brothers' bonds are put to the ultimate test in this well-written and nerve-racking thriller.
A tragedy reminiscent of The Godfather.
A truly powerful and exciting thriller, but most of all it's a novel about brotherhood, loyalties and blood ties.
The Sons is simply a page-turner where you want to get to the end and the resolution as quickly as possible.
This hard-as-nails Scandi noir thriller reeks of authenticity and is totally electrifying.
The author duo writes a dense and forceful prose that keeps the reader nailed to the short and chiseled chapters. It's relentlessly suspenseful and realistic.
The author duo manages to both build up tension and create a gripping story about a couple of individuals who are struggling to adapt to everyday life.