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  • Published: 1 December 2009
  • ISBN: 9780099546627
  • Imprint: Vintage
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 368
  • RRP: $22.99

Voices




A tense, atmospheric and disturbing novel from one of Europe's greatest crime writers.

A REYKJAVIK MURDER MYSTERY.

It is a few days before Christmas and a Reykjavik doorman and occasional Santa Claus, Gudlauger, has been found stabbed to death in his hotel room in a sexually compromising position. It soon becomes apparent that both staff and guests have something to hide, but it is the dead man who has the most shocking secret.

Detective Erlendur soon discovers that the placidly affluent appearance of the hotel covers a multitude of sins.

Winner of the Crime Writers' Association Gold Dagger.

  • Published: 1 December 2009
  • ISBN: 9780099546627
  • Imprint: Vintage
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 368
  • RRP: $22.99

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 Voices

Once again Indridason demonstrates that the best Scandinavian crime writers can hold their own against their British and American rivals

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