My Soul to Take
Publish date: April 28th 2009
Publisher: William Morrow
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
, 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...
Pitkästä aikaa vietin koko päivän kirjan parissa koska en vain malttanut laskea sitä käsistäni. Joku tämän kirjailijan kirjoitustavassa on sellaista, että sivut vain soljuvat eteenpäin ilman että kertaakaan tulee sellainen olo, että eikö tämä vieläkään lopu. Paikoitellen kirjan loppuratkaisu oli mil...
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...
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