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Strange shores

Author: Arnaldur Indriðason
Publisher: New York : Minotaur Books, 2014. ©2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First U.S. editionView all editions and formats
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Decades after a woman disappears from the Icelandic fjords amid a tempest of lies, betrayal, and revenge, Detective Erlendur searches the same region for his long-lost brother, only to uncover disturbing secrets.
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Genre/Form: Thrillers (Fiction)
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Mystery fiction
Detective and mystery stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arnaldur Indriðason
ISBN: 9781250000408 1250000408
OCLC Number: 877562278
Language Note: Translated from the Icelandic.
Notes: "First published in Great Britain under the title Furðustrandir in 2010 by Forlagid, Reykjavik."
"A Thomas Dunne book."
Description: 296 pages ; 25 cm
Other Titles: Furðustrandir.
Responsibility: Arnaldur Indridason ; translated from the Icelandic by Victoria Cribb.

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Decades after a woman disappears from the Icelandic fjords amid a tempest of lies, betrayal, and revenge, Detective Erlendur searches the same region for his long-lost brother, only to uncover disturbing secrets.

"[B]egins when a young woman disappears from the frozen fjords of Iceland. In her wake, this woman has left a tempest of lies, betrayal and revenge. Decades later, somewhere in the same wilderness, Detective Erlendur is on the hunt. He is looking for the missing woman but also for his long-lost brother, whose disappearance in a snowstorm when they were children has coloured his entire life. Slowly, the past begins to surrender its secrets. But as Erlendur uncovers a story about the limits of human endurance, he realizes that many people would prefer their crimes to stay buried"--

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