Just finished up the new police story by Liza Marklund, Livstid (Life Sentence), which is a follow-up story to her Nobel's Testament story. An interesting political discussion on the side about life sentences and wrongful accusations.

It was interesting to be reading this at the same time as the US executed a Mexican who committed his crime at 16 and while the Swedes are trying a German woman on circumstantial evidence alone for the murder of 2 children. Marklund gives some insight into life in prison, and into what it feels like to be accused of a grave crime that you are innocent of.

The book is not out yet in English, but since all of her other works are translated, it won't be long until this one is available in England. No idea if the executioners in the US will to read this.

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