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9781913193874

The Rabbit Factor

The Rabbit Factor

by Antti Tuomainen

Publisher Orenda Books

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An insurance mathematicians carefully ordered life is turned on its head when he unexpectedly loses his job and inherits an adventure park with a whole host of problems. A quirky, tense and warmly funny thriller from award-winning Finnish author Antti Tuomainen.

**Soon to be a major motion picture starring Steve Carell for Amazon Studios**

'Laconic, thrilling and warmly human. In these uncertain times, what better hero than an actuary?' Chris Brookmyre

'The funniest writer in Europe, and one of the very finest. There is a beautiful rhythm and poetry to the prose original and brilliant story-telling' Helen FitzGerald
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Just one spreadsheet away from chaos

What makes life perfect? Insurance mathematician Henri Koskinen knows the answer because he calculates everything down to the very last decimal.

And then, for the first time, Henri is faced with the incalculable. After suddenly losing his job, Henri inherits an adventure park from his brother its peculiar employees and troubling financial problems included. The worst of the financial issues appear to originate from big loans taken from criminal quarters and some dangerous men are very keen to get their money back.

But what Henri really cant compute is love. In the adventure park, Henri crosses paths with Laura, an artist with a chequered past, and a joie de vivre and erratic lifestyle that bewilders him. As the criminals go to extreme lengths to collect their debts and as Henri's relationship with Laura deepens, he finds himself faced with situations and emotions that simply cannot be pinned down on his spreadsheets

Warmly funny, rich with quirky characters and absurd situations, The Rabbit Factor is a triumph of a dark thriller, its tension matched only by its ability to make us rejoice in the beauty and random nature of life.

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About the Author

Antti Tuomainen

Antti Tuomainen (b. 1971) is one of Finland’s most acclaimed and award-winning crime fiction writers. To date, Tuomainen’s works have been translated into more than 25 languages. Crowned “The King of Helsinki Noir,” Tuomainen’s piercing and evocative style has never stopped evolving.

In The Man Who Died, Tuomainen displays a new side of his authorship and unveils his multifaceted ability in full. The novel, which combines Tuomainen’s trademark suspense with a darkly tinged humor, has won the hearts of readers and critics alike, and secured him the new title of King of Noir Comedy. The Man Who Died also became an international bestseller, shortlisting for the Petrona and Last Laugh Awards.

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