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The shift between settings in Germany and Iceland is interesting.
The mystery is good, the multiple plot- and timelines make the book even more enjoyable, and we continue to learn more about these interesting characters.
If anyone reads this review and has read the book, I would love to hear your opinion.
As a fan of Nordic Noir, I happened upon Amaldur Indridason's Inspector Erlendur series. As I'm reading each novel in order, I thought he couldn't get any better after 'Silence of... Read morePublished 13 days ago by D. Dahlberg
This one will keep you reading far into the night. I become a real fan of several of the Scandinavian and Icelandic writers. I think this one is better than Steig LarsonPublished 19 days ago by Patricia M. Priest
Interesting and thoughtful plot, weaving the past with present, and where apparent coincidences turn out to be connected in unexpected ways.Published 1 month ago by Howard A. London
Too many words in some of the chapters. Reduce the use of adverbs. Hemmingway was good at that.
The idea is good and in some way the frame is built on facts. Read more
Indridason is one of those police procedural writers who convincingly cooks revealing character elements of his cops into his stories.Published 1 month ago by Kdogg
An Icelandic saga from the times of the cold war. One of the best books from Arnaldur Indridason from this cold country (although the story happens in the summmer time...). Read morePublished 2 months ago by E. Balbachevsky
This is one pretty convoluted but is solved with the usual Scandinavian elegance. I love the descriptions of the land and the people. Read morePublished 2 months ago by C. S. Romano
I wanted a book set in Iceland to read during my trip to this lovely country. This was well written and had some interesting flashbacks to the cold war era that meshed nicely with... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Carolyn A. Long