Das gefrorene Licht
Publish date: 2007
Pages no: 396
Edition language: Deutsch
, European Literature
, Mystery Thriller
, Scandinavian Literature
Series: Þóra Guðmundsdóttir (#2)
The bestselling Icelandic crime writer returns with the second in a series featuring lawyer Thora Gudmundsdóttir. Sigurdardóttir's crime debut, Last Rituals, marked her break from a prizewinning career as a children's novelist but was also notable for its welcome dose of humour. She does the same he...
Thora Gudmundsdottir has some problems. To wit they include (a) her son got his girlfriend pregnant (b) her two children hate spending time with their father (her e husband) because he plays the Icelandic version of Guitar Hero too much, (c) her secretary (d) her relationship with Matthew and, final...
The Guardian loved My Soul to Take by Yrsa Sigurdardottir; the reviewer says that Thora Gudmundsdottir is her favourite female slueth. Maybe the first book in this series was better; that is sometimes the case with second books, and the reviewer was still basking in that early warmth, because I coul...
I enjoyed this second book by Yrsa Sigurdardottir, and would like to give it 3.5 stars. This one was also a page-turner, I had no idea of whodunit until the very end, and I really enjoy the two main characters of this series. That said, I didn't really find the murderer to be believable in this on...
I was tempted to put two stars, but I think it was a bit better than ok. Can't really work out why I wasn't really gripped as it had a great story and I liked the characters - particularly the ropey children - I also like to find a main character who actually has a happy love life! Extremely rare I ...
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