"Ordinary human beings," said Hansson in dismay. "Completely normal on the surface. Underneath, mentally ill beasts of prey. A man in France, the foreman of a coal depot, used to cut open the stomachs of his victims and stick his head inside to try to suffocate himself. That's one example."
- Hansson depresses Wallander even more than he already was in Sidetracked by Henning Mankell