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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (1,166 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Jens Lapidus Narrator: Bruce Turk Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Stockholm Noir Trilogy Release Date:
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JW is a student having trouble keeping up appearances in the rich party crowd he has involved himself with. He’s desperate for money, and when he’s offered a job dealing drugs to the very crowd he’s vying for a place in, he accepts it.

Meanwhile, Jorge, a young Latino drug dealer, has just broken out of jail and is itching for revenge. When JW’s supplier gets wind of Jorge’s escape, he suggests JW track him down and attempt to win his trust in order to cover more area in the drug circuit.

But JW’s not the only one on Jorge’s trail: Mrado, the brutal muscle behind the Yugoslavian mob boss whose goons were the ones who ratted Jorge out to the cops, is also on the hunt. But like everyone else, he’s tired of being a mere pawn in an impossibly risky game, and he’s seeking to carve out a niche of his own.

As the paths of these antiheroes intertwine further, they find themselves mercilessly pitted against one another in a world where allegiances are hard-won, revenge is hard-fought, and a way out of it all is even harder to come by.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “At last: an epic European thriller to rival the Stieg Larsson books. It’s an entirely new criminal world, beautifully rendered—and a wildly thrilling novel.”

    James Ellroy, author of L.A. Confidential

  • “A searing debut…This sprawling novel, full of offensive language, exposes moral degradation of every stripe while relentlessly depicting Sweden’s underworld and the reasons it exists and grows.”

    Publishers Weekly

Listener Opinions

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Linda | 2/20/2014

    " Easy Money is a Swedish crime thriller based on the international best-selling novel Snabba Cash by Jens Lapidus. Good book -- look forward to seeing the movie Easy Money out sometime this summer. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Andreas Danielsosn | 12/19/2013

    " Ok, but the build up through the book was a bit to long and the ending a bit to short. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 by Alice | 10/22/2013

    " found it too dark. Stylistically found that moving from moving from one character/perspective to another created a hostility toward the characters for me. Perhaps that was his strategy but it make the book difficult for me "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Frederic | 10/8/2013

    " Nice, expected a lot, was a bit disappointed, but still a good read! "

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