One of the most popular figures in international crime fiction returns: Detective Erlendur is back
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.
"The prince of gloom" * New York Times * "One of the greats of modern crime fiction" * Sunday Times * "The king of Icelandic crime fiction" * Financial Times * "One of the most accomplished series of detective novels in modern crime fiction" -- Joan Smith * Sunday Times * "An international literary phenomenon - and it's easy to see why. His novels are gripping, authentic, haunting and lyrical" * Harlan Coben *