The Wolf and the Watchman

Certain people read too much and get strange notions in their head.

– The Wolf and the Watchman

True detective meets Sherlock Holmes set in 1793 Stockholm. LIfe in the city and the crime at the center of the story are brutal. Written by Niklas Natt Och Dag who is a member of Sweden’s oldest surviving noble family. An interesting context as it takes place during the French Revolution. Sweden was at the end of the reign of Gustav III. Gustav the IV would later take them to war in the early 1800s resulting in the loss of Finland to Russia.