Publish date: 2008-09
Publisher: Harvill Secker
Pages no: 344
Edition language: English
, Mystery Thriller
, Scandinavian Literature
, Swedish Literature
Series: Reykjavík Murder Mystery (#7)
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...
While an interesting look at Icelandic society and the struggles immigrants have adapting to both the extreme weather conditions and the rather insular culture, this entry just was not quite up to its predecessors high quality in both plot and writing flow.
'ð'is a 'th' sound, much the same a dd in Welsh!5* Jar City3* HypothermiaCR Arctic Chill
Really liked this. It's very fragmented but somehow that just adds to the mood without causing confusion so I think it must have been well constructed. Yes a boy dies - and sets off cascades of actions and feelings in everyone - but otherwise an oddly gentle book.
This excellent, if characteristically sad chapter in the Inspector Erlendur series follows the team as they work through the murder of Thai child in a Reykjavik housing project -- a crime which has laid bare the rise of anti-immigrant sentiment amid Iceland's economic stagnation. As always, the per...