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I Remember You

A Ghost Story
Yrsa Sigurðardóttir (Book - 2014)
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
I Remember You
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"International superstar Yrsa Sigurdardottir has captivated the attention of readers around the world with her mystery series featuring attorney Thora Gudmundsdottir. Now, Yrsa will stun readers once again with this out-of-this-world ghost story that will leave you shivering. In an isolated village in the Icelandic Westfjords, three friends set to work renovating a rundown house. But soon, they realize they are not as alone as they thought. Something wants them to leave, and it's making its presence felt. Meanwhile, in a town across the fjord, a young doctor investigating the suicide of an elderly woman discovers that she was obsessed with his vanished son. When the two stories collide, the terrifying truth is uncovered. In the vein of John Ajvide Lindqvist, this horrifying thriller, partly based on a true story, is the scariest novel yet from Yrsa Sigurdardottir, who has taken the international crime fiction world by storm"-- Provided by publisher.
Authors: Yrsa Sigurðardóttir
Uniform Title: Ég man þig. English
Title: I remember you
a ghost story
Publisher: New York :, Minotaur Books,, 2014
Edition: First U.S. edition
Characteristics: 370 pages ;,22 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Yrsa Sigurdardottir
Notes: Translation originally published: Great Britain : Hodder & Stoughton, 2012
Translation of: Ég man þig
"A Thomas Dunne book."
Summary: "International superstar Yrsa Sigurdardottir has captivated the attention of readers around the world with her mystery series featuring attorney Thora Gudmundsdottir. Now, Yrsa will stun readers once again with this out-of-this-world ghost story that will leave you shivering. In an isolated village in the Icelandic Westfjords, three friends set to work renovating a rundown house. But soon, they realize they are not as alone as they thought. Something wants them to leave, and it's making its presence felt. Meanwhile, in a town across the fjord, a young doctor investigating the suicide of an elderly woman discovers that she was obsessed with his vanished son. When the two stories collide, the terrifying truth is uncovered. In the vein of John Ajvide Lindqvist, this horrifying thriller, partly based on a true story, is the scariest novel yet from Yrsa Sigurdardottir, who has taken the international crime fiction world by storm"-- Provided by publisher.
ISBN: 1250019001
9781250019004
1250045622
9781250045621
Branch Call Number: FICTION YRSA 2014
Subject Headings: Physicians Fiction Haunted houses Fiction
Genre/Form: Mystery fiction
Ghost stories
Topical Term: Physicians
Haunted houses
LCCN: 2013045932
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Wow! What a page-turner. And really creepy. Told in alternating stories - one story takes place in a remote, isolated place accessible by boat where 3 friends have gone to renovate a house and turn it into a guest house and the other story takes place in a nearby town with a doctor/psychiatrist h... Read More »

Yrsa will stun readers once again with this out-of-this-world ghost story that will leave you shivering. In an isolated village in the Icelandic Westfjords, three friends set to work renovating a rundown house. But soon, they realize they are not as alone as they thought.


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May 09, 2014
  • cjtich rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I rarely read "ghost" stories but I am very glad that I read this one. Along the lines of Henry James' Turn of the Screw, this marvelous book is suspenseful, intriguing and remains with you for days afterwards.

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