'A fascinating window on an unfamiliar world as well as an original and puzzling mystery' - Val McDermid
Arnaldur Indridason worked for many years as a journalist and critic before he began writing novels. His books have since sold over 12 million copies worldwide. Outside Iceland, he is best known for his crime novels featuring Erlendur and Sigurdur Oli, which are consistent bestsellers across Europe. The series has won numerous awards, including the Nordic Glass Key and the CWA Gold Dagger.
A chilling read * The Times *
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 *