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Arnaldur Indridason

Autor(a) de Jar City

59+ Works 17,793 Membros 915 Reviews 78 Favorited

About the Author

Arnaldur Indriðason was born in Reykjavík January 28, 1961 and writes crime fiction. He is the son of writer Indriði G. Þorsteinsson. Arnaldur graduated with a degree in history from the University of Iceland in 1996. Arnaldur's first published book, Sons of Dust (Synir duftsins) in 1997, is mostrar mais the first in the Detective Erlendur series. Arnaldur's books have been published in twenty-six countries and have been translated into Russian, Polish, German, Greek, Danish, Catalan, English, Italian, Czech, Swedish, Norwegian, Dutch, Finnish, Spanish, Portuguese, Hungarian, Chinese, Croatian, Romanian and French. He won the Crime Writers' Association Gold Dagger Award in 2005 for the novel Silence of the Grave. Arnaldur lives in Reykjavík with his wife and three children. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos

Séries

Obras de Arnaldur Indridason

Jar City (2000) 2,948 cópias
Silence of the Grave (2002) 2,368 cópias
Voices (2003) 1,738 cópias
The Draining Lake (2004) 1,641 cópias
Arctic Chill (2005) 1,456 cópias
Hypothermia (2007) 1,313 cópias
Outrage (2008) 956 cópias
Black Skies (2009) 720 cópias
Strange Shores (2010) 655 cópias
Operation Napoleon (2010) 635 cópias
Reykjavik Nights (2012) 543 cópias
The Shadow District (2017) 429 cópias
Into Oblivion (2014) 400 cópias
Sons of Dust (1997) 375 cópias
The Shadow Killer (2015) 261 cópias
The Darkness Knows (2021) 248 cópias
Silent Kill (1998) 220 cópias
Schemerspel (2011) 196 cópias
Codex Regius (2006) 172 cópias
Bettý (2003) 151 cópias
The Girl by the Bridge (2018) 144 cópias
Valkuil (2016) 87 cópias
Smeulend vuur (2019) 39 cópias
Vallende stenen (2020) 39 cópias
La pietra del rimpianto (2023) 3 cópias
Razende storm (2023) 3 cópias
Ondskans ekon (2022) 3 cópias
Noches de Reikiavik (2023) 2 cópias
Les Parias 2 cópias
Den tause moren (2021) 2 cópias
Ciemna rzeka (2017) 1 exemplar(es)
Todeshauch 1 exemplar(es)
Kältezone 1 exemplar(es)
Gletschergrab 1 exemplar(es)
Ukendte kyster (2016) 1 exemplar(es)
©yska h©ðsi©ʻ (2015) 1 exemplar(es)
Étranges rivages 1 exemplar(es)
Plaże cudów 1 exemplar(es)
La pietra del rimpianto 1 exemplar(es)
Un delitto da dimenticare: romanzo (2021) 1 exemplar(es)
Tage der Schuld 1 exemplar(es)
Tödliche Intrige 1 exemplar(es)
Sameissa vesissä (2020) 1 exemplar(es)
Mur av taushet (2023) 1 exemplar(es)
Eiseskälte 1 exemplar(es)

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Conhecimento Comum

Nome de batismo
Indriðason, Arnaldur
Outros nomes
Arnaldur Indridason
Data de nascimento
1961-01-28
Sexo
male
Nacionalidade
IJsland
País (para mapa)
Iceland
Local de nascimento
Reykjavik, IJsland
Locais de residência
Reykjavik, IJsland
Educação
University of Iceland (History)
Ocupação
journalist
film critic (1986-2001)
crime novelist
Organizações
Morgunblaðið
Premiações
Glasnyckeln (2002)
Glasnyckeln (2003)
Svenska Deckarakademin (2005)
Blóðdropinn (2008)
Suomen dekkariseura (2009)
Pequena biografia
Arnaldur Indridason worked for many years as a journalist and critic before writing novels. Outside Iceland, he is best known for his crime novels featuring Erlendur and Sigurdur Oli, which are consistent bestsellers. The series has won numerous awards, including the Nordic Glass Key, and the CWA Gold Dagger for Silence of the Grave.

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I found the book gripping from start to finish. A definitely fast-paced adventure. Having visited Iceland recently I could identify many of the locations which added to the great reading experience. Kristin was very involving and though everything happened quickly I found a great deal of empathy for each of the characters. Through Kristin each character had to make quick decisions about helping a friend and the cost that may entail. Very different from Indrioason's other books but still a great read.… (mais)
 
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sherlome1 | outras 29 resenhas | Feb 22, 2024 |
KIRKUS REVIEWAn Icelandic detective investigates a murder with roots in the distant past.When veteran Reykjavik police inspector Erlendur Sveinsson is called to a squalid basement flat to examine the corpse of an elderly man named Holberg, bludgeoned to death with a large ashtray, he finds on the scene a typed note with the cryptic message, ?I am HIM.? Murder in Iceland is rare, and Erlendur is just coordinating his probe when two other crimes demand his attention: the assault of geriatric twin sisters in their home and the disappearance of a bride shortly after her wedding. The divorced Erlendur must also struggle to get his combative, punked-out daughter Eva Lind away from her drug-drenched nightlife. The news that Holberg was arrested for rape 30 years ago sends Erlendur on a difficult search among old records and hostile, forgetful witnesses. The sexist cop who caught the original rape case insulted the victim and allowed Holberg to walk. Erlendur?s colleagues Sigurdur and El?nberg are annoyed at the drudgery involved in this effort, but eventually the team finds other victims of Holberg who hold the key to the killing. And Erlendur?s relationship with Eva takes a significant step forward when she helps crack the case of the runaway bride.… (mais)
 
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bentstoker | outras 138 resenhas | Jan 26, 2024 |
(2006) Second in series is another very good novel by this author. A long buried corpse is discovered buried in Reyjavik and Erlendur tries to piece together the mystery. An archeologist is brought in to unearth the body while the police try to determine who it may be. It leads them to WWII and the fact that one of the families who lived close by was that of a violent man who beat his wife and threatened his 3 children. This man is sent to prison for stealing from the local US base and while there his wife falls in love with a local US soldier. When the man is released he comes home threatening to kill his wife and an unborn infant. The wife manages to start poisoning him with rat poison, but before it can have the desired effect, the man discovers it and comes after the wife. In order to protect his mother the oldest son grabs a pair of scissors and kills his father. This is the body buried in the moor. Good writer.Publishers WeeklyStarred Review. In Indridason's excellent second mystery (after 2005's Jar City), a skeleton, buried for more than 50 years, is uncovered at a building site on the outskirts of Reykjav?k. Who is it? How did he or she die? And was it murder? The police wonder, chief among them the tortured, introspective Inspector Erlendur, introduced in Jar City. While an archeologist excavates the burial site, several other narratives unfold: a horrifying story of domestic abuse set during WWII, a search for missing persons that unearths almost-forgotten family secrets involving some of the city's most prominent citizens, and Erlendur's own painful family story (his estranged, drug-addicted daughter is in a coma, after miscarrying her child). All these strands are compelling, but it's the story of the physical and psychological battering of a young mother of three by her husband that resonates most. And the denouement of this astonishingly vivid and subtle novel is unexpected and immensely satisfying. Indridason has won the CWA Golden Dagger Award.… (mais)
 
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derailer | outras 113 resenhas | Jan 25, 2024 |
(2005) An Icelandic mystery where a known rapist is found dead with no apparent suspect. Introduces a police inspector Erlendur who is lead to Iceland's genealogy database to track down 2 possible murderers. They were sons of rape by the victim. It gets even more complicated as the victim is the carrier of a rare form of cancer that only presents itself in female offspring. The two suspects both have daughter and sister who died from this defect. The murderer is found to be one of the rape victim's sons who at the end kills himself. Very readable and interesting characters. Learned of this book thru Douglas County Library Night Reads book club.KIRKUS REVIEWAn Icelandic detective investigates a murder with roots in the distant past.When veteran Reykjavik police inspector Erlendur Sveinsson is called to a squalid basement flat to examine the corpse of an elderly man named Holberg, bludgeoned to death with a large ashtray, he finds on the scene a typed note with the cryptic message, ?I am HIM.? Murder in Iceland is rare, and Erlendur is just coordinating his probe when two other crimes demand his attention: the assault of geriatric twin sisters in their home and the disappearance of a bride shortly after her wedding. The divorced Erlendur must also struggle to get his combative, punked-out daughter Eva Lind away from her drug-drenched nightlife. The news that Holberg was arrested for rape 30 years ago sends Erlendur on a difficult search among old records and hostile, forgetful witnesses. The sexist cop who caught the original rape case insulted the victim and allowed Holberg to walk. Erlendur's colleagues Sigurdur and El?nberg are annoyed at the drudgery involved in this effort, but eventually the team finds other victims of Holberg who hold the key to the killing. And Erlendur's relationship with Eva takes a significant step forward when she helps crack the case of the runaway bride.The author's American debut, winner of the 2002 Nordic Crime Novel Award, is a model puzzle presented with clarity and crisp economy.Pub Date: Oct. 11th, 2005ISBN: 0-312-34070-2Page count: 288ppPublisher: Dunne/MinotaurReview Posted Online: May 20th, 2010Kirkus Reviews Issue: Aug. 15th, 2005… (mais)
 
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derailer | outras 138 resenhas | Jan 25, 2024 |

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Obras
59
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Membros
17,793
Popularidade
#1,239
Avaliação
½ 3.7
Resenhas
915
ISBNs
1,028
Idiomas
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Favorito
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