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The draining lake

Author: Arnaldur Indriðason
Publisher: London : Harvill Secker, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the wake of an earthquake, the water level of an Icelandic lake drops suddenly, revealing the skeleton of a man half-buried in its sandy bed. It is clear immediately that it has been there for many years. There is a large hole in the skull. Yet more mysteriously, a heavy communication device is attached to it, possibly some sort of radio transmitter, bearing inscriptions in Russian. The police are called in and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arnaldur Indriðason
ISBN: 9781846550959 1846550955
OCLC Number: 85898375
Notes: Translation of: Kleifarvatn.
Description: 312 p. ; 24 cm.
Other Titles: Kleifarvatn.
Responsibility: Arnaldur Indriðason ; translated from the Icelandic by Bernard Scudder.

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Following an earthquake, the water level of an Icelandic lake suddenly falls to reveal a skeleton half-buried in its sandy bed. It has clearly been there many years. There is a large hole in the  Read more...

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