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Arnaldur Indridason
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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Toni
Toni rated it 3 years ago
Book #1 in the Reykjavik Wartime Mysteries seriesIn the first book of a new crime series Mr Indridason introduces us to new players while providing a great window into Icelandic culture and exploring at the same time his signature themes of greed and abuse of power once more. This story covers a fas...
Sushicat
Sushicat rated it 5 years ago
The duel in question is chess: Fisher vs. Spasky. At the height of the cold war this pitches the US against the USSR an brings Iceland to center stage of world attention for a few weeks. The killing of a young boy in a cinema and the security and paranoia surrounding the duel are at the center of th...
Toni
Toni rated it 5 years ago
Book 11, in Inspector Erlendur seriesIn his latest books Mr. Indridason brought us back in time when Erlendur was a young detective and the Cold War was in full swing. “Oblivion”, another prequel to the fabulous series and second to “Reykjavik Nights “, brings us back to 1979 into a captivating dram...
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios rated it 5 years ago
Published 2015. Who’s Marion? I wasn’t able to determine whether Marion was male or female. All indications of gender are absent, and because of that, the developing relationship between Marion and Caroline became more interesting than it might otherwise have been. The dynamics of the two charact...
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Arnaldur Indriðason has once again taken us back to Inspector Erlendur’s early years with Iceland’s Criminal Investigation Division with Into Oblivion, his second prequel for the series. In this volume, Erlendur is working with his boss a mentor, Marion Briem, to find out what happened to a man who ...
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