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Jar City

A Reykjavik Thriller
Arnaldur Indriðason (Book - 2006)
Jar City
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From Gold Dagger Award--winning author Arnaldur Indridason comes a Reykjavík thriller introducing Inspector Erlendur When a lonely old man is found dead in his Reykjavík flat, the only clues are a cryptic note left by the killer and a photograph of a young girl's grave. Inspector Erlendur discovers that many years ago the victim was accused, but not convicted, of an unsolved crime, a rape. Did the old man's past come back to haunt him? As Erlendur reopens this very cold case, he follows a trail of unusual forensic evidence, uncovering secrets that are much larger than the murder of one old man. An international sensation, the Inspector Erlendur series has sold more than two million copies worldwide.
Authors: Arnaldur Indriðason, 1961-
Uniform Title: Mýrin. English
Title: Jar city
a Reykjavik thriller
Publisher: New York : Picador, [2006]
Edition: 1st Picador ed
Characteristics: 289 p. :,maps ;,21 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Arnaldur Indriðason ; translated from the Icelandic by Bernard Scudder
Notes: First published in the U.S. by St. Martin's Press, 2005
First published in Iceland under the title: Mýrin
Additional Contributors: Scudder, Bernard 1954-2007
ISBN: 9780312426385
Branch Call Number: MYSTERY ARNALDUR 2006
Subject Headings: Reykjavík (Iceland) Fiction Police Iceland Reykjavík Fiction Erlendur Sveinsson (Fictitious character) Fiction
Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories
Topical Term: Police
Erlendur Sveinsson (Fictitious character)
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From the frigid land of Iceland comes the first in a series starring Inspector Erlendur Sveinsson. When a lonely old man is found murdered in his Reykjavík flat, the only clues are a cryptic note left by the killer and a photograph of a young girl’s grave. Inspector Erlendur, who heads the inve... Read More »

Solitary police detective Erlendur Sveinssen solves crimes in Reykjavik, Iceland while dealing with ghosts from his personal and professional past. First in the series.

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