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On an icy january day, the reykjavik police are called to a block of flats where a body has been found in the garden. The author shines an intimate searching light on the seasoned, somewhat curmudgeon, erlendur, and a tragedy in his past that convinced him there. Strange shores reykjavik murder mysteries book 9 kindle. Erlendur, the protagonist in all the other reykjavik series books, returns to the moors of iceland to investigate a 60 year old case, and search for his brother beggi out. I just finished strange shores and was looking to share my thoughts when i saw these responses. May 11, 2018 oblivion is coming out 9 july in the uk, so you may have to wait a bit longer in the us. Arnaldur indridason arnaldur indridason s excellent novel strange shores concluded with his main detective, erlendur, out in the mountains of eastern iceland contemplating his own death and that of july 21, 2015 published in features. Read strange shores by arnaldur indridason available from rakuten kobo. Strange shores is the last in the series featuring detective erlendur. This book focuses on the main detective, introduced to us in the first books, erlendur. Although strange shores is my least favorite indridason book to date, it still is well worth the read. A deeply compassionate story of old crimes and their consequences, the shadow district is the first in a thrilling new series by internationally bestselling author arnaldur indridason. His books have since sold over million copies worldwide.
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Strange shores is the seventh indridason book ive read. That novel would be adapted to film by baltasar kormakur in 2006. In a world of the pattersons who churn out new books telling similar stories seemingly every 56 months, what a pleasure to have discovered this series by indridason. His first book to be published in english was jar city aka tainted blood. His villains arent excessively violent, nor are his victims. The film of jar city was icelands entry for the academy award. Ason won the cwa gold dagger award for silence of the grave and is the only author to win the glass key award for best nordic crime novel two years in a row, for jar city and silence of the grave.
The author arnaldur indridason is crime fiction writer whose books are published in 26 different countries and in 21 different languages. The crimes he writes about arent particularly gruesome. He is on holiday something alluded to in the previous two books and now we finally find out what he has been doing. Inspector erlendur ventures to urdarklettur, near the remote fjords of his country, to investigate the probable murder of matthildur, a young woman whose disappearance several decades earlier was at first clouded by a contemporary tragedy involving some british sailors. Mind you, he did a good job with the story and with elinborgs personal life and problems, but the story didnt feel like it was written from a female perspective. The series of novel revolves around the country iceland which is full of drug addicts and violent fellows. The characters introduced are interesting and quirky who wouldnt be quirky living in the wilds and frigidity of rural iceland. Listen to reykjavik nights by arnaldur indridason at. An inspector erlendur novel by indridason, arnaldur. Decades later, somewhere in the same wilderness, detective erlendur is on the hunt. Buy strange shores reykjavik murder mysteries 9 by indridason, arnaldur isbn.570 720 1464 56 870 218 1277 475 1313 1189 455 1513 197 48 1071 1657 1103 1353 419 269 1536 1097 518 39 483 583 566 730 403 1436 1407 1245 1100