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Arnaldur Indriðason
Arnaldur Indridason is the author of Jar City, Silence of the Grave, Voices, The Draining Lake, and Arctic Chill. He won the CWA Gold Dagger Award for Silence of the Grave and is the only author to win the Glass Key Award for Best Nordic Crime Novel two years in a row, for Jar City and Silence of... show more



Arnaldur Indridason is the author of Jar City, Silence of the Grave, Voices, The Draining Lake, and Arctic Chill. He won the CWA Gold Dagger Award for Silence of the Grave and is the only author to win the Glass Key Award for Best Nordic Crime Novel two years in a row, for Jar City and Silence of the Grave. The film of Jar City, now available on DVD from Blockbuster, was Iceland’s entry for the 2008 Academy Award for Best Foreign Film, and the film of his next book, Silence of the Grave, is currently in production with the same director. His thrillers have sold more than five million copies in over 25 countries around the world. He lives in Iceland.

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Birth date: January 28, 1961
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sensitivemuse
sensitivemuse rated it 3 years ago
***Spoilers you have been warned*** I loved Jar City because of the dark bleak mood setting that’s described in Erlandur’s world. This one proves to be just the same. Coupled with a well written mystery that goes back into the past, this one lived up to the previous. The book goes back and forth...
sensitivemuse
sensitivemuse rated it 4 years ago
What made this book enjoyable was how such an intricate web was spun throughout the novel giving the reader enough interest to keep reading. I was not sure what to expect from this book. Although I’ve heard good things about it I didn’t think I would be so engrossed and be flying through the pages t...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 8 years ago
bookshelves: summer-2013, published-2005, series, mystery-thriller, e-book, iceland, translation Read from June 21 to 22, 2013 'ð'is a 'th' sound, much the same a dd in Welsh!5* Jar City3* HypothermiaCR Arctic Chill On an icy January day the Reykjavík police are called to a block of flats wher...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 8 years ago
bookshelves: teh-brillianz, published-2000, mystery-thriller, iceland Read on November 14, 2010 Also known as Jar City, which is the name of the filmThe film before the book - okay, I'll reprimand myself later! A man is found murdered in his Reykjavik flat. There are no obvious clues apart fr...
Liz Loves Books.Com.
Liz Loves Books.Com. rated it 8 years ago
Thank you to the author, publisher and netgalley for the copy of this novel. A young woman walks into the frozen fjords of Iceland, never to be seen again. But Matthildur leaves in her wake rumours of lies, betrayal and revenge.Decades later, somewhere in the same wilderness, Detective Erlendur is o...
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