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Silence of the grave

Author: Arnaldur Indriðason; Bernard Scudder
Publisher: London : Harvill Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A corpse is found on a hill outside the city, and Detective Inspector Erlendur Sveinsson and his team think the body may have been buried for some years. While Erlendur struggles to hold together the crumbling fragments of his own family, slowly but surely he finds out the truth about another unhappy family. Few people are still alive who can tell the tale, but even secrets taken to the grave cannot remain hidden  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Mystery fiction
Detective and mystery stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arnaldur Indriðason; Bernard Scudder
ISBN: 1843431858 9781843431855
OCLC Number: 57574468
Awards: Winner of CWA Gold Dagger for Fiction 2005
Description: 278 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Grafarþögn.
Responsibility: Arnaldur Indriðason ; translated from the Icelandic by Bernard Scudder.

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Building work in an expanding Reykjavik uncovers a shallow grave. Years before, this part of the city was all open hills, and Erlendur and his team hope this is a typical Icelandic missing person  Read more...

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Praise for Arnaldur Indridason' s "Jar City": " A very impressive debut, and a very impressive novel." - "Crime Time" " A fascinating window on an unfamiliar world as well as an original and puzzling Read more...

 
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