Steffen Jacobsen is an orthopaedic surgeon and consultant. This is his third novel. He was inspired to write When The Dead Awaken by Roberto Saviano's non-fiction book, Gomorrah, about the Camorra and by his travels around Italy. He lives in Denmark.
Exceptionally good . . . Sublime plotting, superb characterization, a nod to the sociopolitical climate and a real sense of location all knitted together in a truly gripping thriller - Raven Crime Reads