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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (26,966 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: John Ajvide Lindqvist Narrator: Steven Pacey Publisher: Macmillan Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Already sold in ten countries, Let Me In introduces a startling new talent from Sweden whose work is creating an international sensation. John Ajvide Lindqvist has been compared to such top horror writers as Anne Rice, Clive Barker, Neil Gaiman, Whitley Strieber, and last but certainly not least, Stephen King—American readers of vampire fiction will be thrilled!

It is autumn 1981 when the inconceivable comes to Blackeberg, a suburb in Sweden. The body of a teenage boy is found, emptied of blood, the murder rumored to be part of a ritual killing. Twelve-year-old Oskar is personally hoping that revenge has come at long last---revenge for the bullying he endures at school, day after day.

But the murder is not the most important thing on his mind. A new girl has moved in next door---a girl who has never seen a Rubik's Cube before, but who can solve it at once. There is something wrong with her, though, something odd. And she only comes out at night. . . .

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Absolutely chilling. This page-turner grabs you from the onset and just won't let go. Vampires at their Anne Ricean best! L. A. Banks, author of the Vampire Huntress series

  • Sweden's Stephen King…A classic horror-romance story. I love it. Could not stop reading. More please. Amelia (Sweden)
  • A must for vampire fans, even those who think they've seen it all. Katherine Ramsland, author of Piercing the Darkness, The Science of Vampires, and The Vampire Companion
  • A brilliant take on the vampire myth, and a roaring good story. Kelley Armstrong, bestselling author of Haunted
  • Readers are familiar with modern Sweden through its distinctive crime fiction. Now John Ajvide Lindqvist is taking a Gothic look at the country's dark side. Henning Mankell's gloomy police procedurals were the first to become international bestsellers in the middle 1990s and spearheaded an explosion, but the latest publishing phenomenon to come out of Sweden seems to be plumping for a different genre. John Ajvide Lindqvist has become an overnight cult figure. The Age (Australian)
  • Let Me In, a Swedish book taking the publishing world by storm, is a different, surprising, and sometimes delightful reading experience. Delightful would not normally be the first word that springs to mind when describing a blood-soaked plot.… It is Lindqvist’s great skill that a strong thread of innocence continues alongside this horror.
    The Sunday Telegraph (Australia)
  • It is easy to compare Lindqvist to Clive Barker or Neil Gaiman. When you reach the last page, you are left with the wonderful tingling sensation that only comes with a brand-new love affair or a really great book. Dagens Næringsliv (Norway)
  • Impressive…can certainly compare with some of the best international authors…Lindqvist is as learned as Anne Rice as far as the most updated vampire mythology is concerned. Dagens Nyheter (Sweden)
  • One of the creepiest and most imaginative stories of the decade…echoes Stephen King at the height of his storytelling powers. Sunday Herald-Sun (Australia)

Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Carrietta Kruglova | 2/19/2014

    " The brilliant story narrating about heavy relationship surrounding and close people. The touching story about friendship of very unusual girl and the boy who suffers from loneliness and consists in very difficult relations with schoolmates. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Helen | 2/19/2014

    " This was an interesting take on Vampires. I liked the characters although simultaneously wanted to smack them! The endemic bullying was quite awful, similarly the parenting or lack thereof. I would've liked a little more explanation behind the disease. Overall, I enjoyed the tale and am satisfied with the ending. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Lynn | 2/17/2014

    " Creepy and disturbing, but beautifully written, this is one of the best vampire novels I've ever read. While there are parts of the story that I really tough to stomach, the writing and the characters are so good that it is more than worth it. I haven't seen the movie yet, but am going to search it out and hope that it does the book justice. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Zarah | 2/15/2014

    " Pretty much just weird. He tries so hard to be different, shocking and mystical - but ends up being pathetic and gross. Still, this story is a lot better than "Handling the Undead" - but that's another review... "

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