In the spring of 1990, Mathias Finne turns himself in at a police station in Moscow to confess to a murder he apparently committed in the last days of the Second World War in Bornholm, Denmark. In am interview with a police inspector, Finne recounts the dramatic events that took place when he was a ten-year old boy. The truth becomes complicated as the investigator turns up surprising evidence from an unlikely source that sheds light on the historical facts. Finne's confession suddenly becomes a pivotal event in the lives of more than one man.
About the Author
Michael Johansen has been a print and radio journalist for the past twelve years, reporting news and writing columns for newspapers and magazines all over Canada and abroad. As part of his preparation for Confession in Moscow Michael Johansen conducted months of research on the island of Bornholm, Denmark, as well as Moscow, Russia.