Haunted by personal demons, Detective Erlunder decides to take a short leave of absence, putting his female assistant, Elinborg, in charge while he is gone. When a disturbing case lands on her desk, Elinborg is quickly thrust into a world of violent crime. A serial rapist is on the loose, and the clock is ticking as the police race to catch him before he strikes again.
With exceptional prose, heart pounding suspense, and a mystery that is not solved until the last minute, Indridason fans everywhere will be thrilled to return to Reykjavik in this outstanding crime novel.
About the author: Arnaldur Indridason is the author of the internationally best-selling Reykjavík Thriller series. He 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 film of Jar City was Iceland’s entry for the 2008 Academy Award for Best Foreign Film, and the film of his next book, Silence of the Grave, is currently in production with the same director. His thrillers have sold more than 5 million copies in over 25 countries around the world.
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Yes, as it was a good, engrossing story.
When the detective finally put all the pieces together
Yes with his voice, but his accent along with the difficult pronunciation of the names made it difficult to understand at times.
- J. Albright