The Beaver Theory : The triumphant finale to the bestselling Rabbit Factor Trilogy – 'The comic thriller of the year' (Sunday Times) : 3
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Can everyone's favourite insurance mathematician, Henri, combine the increasingly dangerous world of adventure parks with the unpredictability of blended-family life? He's about to find out in the final instalment of the hilarious, nail-biting Rabbit Factor Trilogy. Â 'AÂ joyous, triumphant conclusion to Tuomainen's trilogy ...Â the comic thriller of the year'Â Sunday TimesÂ THRILLER OF THE YEAR Â 'Quirky crime capers don't come more left field than the Rabbit trilogy ... extremely funny, with a wicked line in social satire'Â Daily Mail 'One of those rare writers who manages to deftly balance intrigue, noir and a deliciously ironic sense of humour'Â Vaseem Khan Â Â _______ Henri Koskinen, intrepid insurance mathematician and adventure-park entrepreneur, firmly believes in the power of common sense and order. That is until he moves in with painter Laura Helanto and her daughter... Â As Henri realises he has inadvertently become part of a group of local dads, a competing adventure park is seeking to expand their operations, not always sticking to the law in the process... Â Is it possible to combine the increasingly dangerous world of the adventure-park business with the unpredictability of life in a blended family? At first glance, the two appear to have only one thing in common: neither deals particularly well with a mounting body count. Â In order to solve this seemingly impossible conundrum, Henri is forced to step far beyond the mathematical precision of his comfort zone ... and the stakes have never been higher... Â Warmly funny, quirky, touching, and a nail-biting triumph of a thriller,Â The Beaver TheoryÂ is the final instalment in the award-winning Rabbit Factor Trilogy, as Henri encounters the biggest challenge of his career, with hair-raising results... Â Soon to be a major motion picture starring Steve Carell Â ---------Â Praise for the Rabbit Factor Trilogy: Â 'Finland's greatest export'Â M.J. Arlidge 'The funniest writer in Europe'Â The Times 'Thrilling and warmly human. In these uncertain times, what better hero than an actuary?'Â Chris Brookmyre 'Delightfully funny'Â Guardian Â 'Unlike anything else out there'Â The Times Â 'A thrilling and hilarious read'Â Liz Nugent Â 'Charming, funny and clever, this is a novel to cheer up anyone who is finding life a little tough'Â Literary Review Â 'A delight from start to finish'Â Big Issue Â 'Original and brilliant story-telling'Â Helen FitzGerald Â 'A coruscating comedy'Â Sunday Times Â 'You don't expect to laugh when you're reading about terrible crimes, but that's what you'll do when you pick up one of Tuomainen's decidedly quirky thrillers'Â New York Times Â 'A refreshing change from the decidedly gloomier crime fiction for which Scandinavia is known'Â Publishers Weekly Â Right up there with the best'Â Times Literary Supplement 'A thriller with black comedy worth of Nabokov'Â Telegraph.