Let the Right One In

by John Ajvide Lindqvist

It is autumn 1981 when the inconceivable comes to Blackeberg, a suburb inSweden.

  • Hardcover
  • Pages: 513 pages
  • Average Rating: 4.07 out of 5
  • Published August 2nd 2007 by Quercus
  • Original Title: Låt den rätte komma in
  • ISBN: 1847241697 (ISBN13: 9781847241696)
  • Edition Language: English
  • URL: Go To Website
  • Characters: Eli
  • Oskar Eriksson
  • Håkan Bengtsson
  • Jonny Forsberg
  • Literary Awards: James Tiptree Jr. Award Honor List (2008)

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….