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  • Published: 1 September 2010
  • ISBN: 9781407052991
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 352

Jar City




'A fascinating window on an unfamiliar world as well as an original and puzzling mystery' - Val McDermid

An old man is found murdered in his Reykjavik flat.A cryptic note and a photograph of a young girl's grave are left behind.DID THE DEAD MAN'S PAST COME BACK TO HAUNT HIM?Inspector Erlendur discovers that several decades ago the victim was accused, but not convicted, of an unsolved crime. As he follows a fascinating trail of strange forensic evidence, Inspector Erlendur uncovers secrets that are much larger than the murder of one man - dark secrets that have been carefully guarded for many, many years.

-----'A chilling Icelandic saga of the DNA age' IndependentFROM CWA GOLD DAGGER AWARD-WINNING CRIME WRITER ARNALDUR INDRIDASON

  • Published: 1 September 2010
  • ISBN: 9781407052991
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 352

About the author

Arnaldur Indridason

Arnaldur Indridason worked for many years as a journalist and critic before he began writing novels. His books have since sold over 13 million copies worldwide. Outside Iceland, he is best known for his crime novels featuring Erlendur and Sigurdur Óli, which are consistent bestsellers across Europe. The series has won numerous awards, including the Nordic Glass Key and the CWA Gold Dagger.

The Shadow District – the first book in the Reykjavík Wartime Mystery series – won the Premio RBA de Novela Negra, the world’s most lucrative crime fiction prize.

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Praise for Jar City

Highly recommended...thoroughly gripping...impressively moving

Time Out

A chilling Icelandic saga of the DNA age. This careful, sparsely-written book operates at a deeper level than most crime fiction

Independent

A chilling read

The Times

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