The Book of Cain
The book is based on the biblical scenario of the first humans and the main character is Cain, son of Adam and Eve and the murderer of Abel. It deepens the character of Cain and gives him a more complex personality with his anguish and regrets after the murder of his brother.
This was the second published novel by Marianne Fredriksson and the second book in the trilogy “Children of Paradise”. Later on it was published in a collection volume together with “The Book of Eve” (book one) and “The Saga of Norea” (book three).