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An Inspector Erlendur Series

These Icelandic thrillers offer stark police procedural full of humanity and pathos. Inspector Erlendur searches for killers, but also must face his own demons. These are classic noir crime novels from a very cold place.

  • Into Oblivion
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    • Into Oblivion

    • An Inspector Erlendur Series (Volume 11)
      Arnaldur Indridason
      Picador

    • Into Oblivion, the follow-up to the gritty prequel Reykjavik Nights, gives devoted fans another glimpse of Erlendur in his early days as a young, budding detective.

      It's 1979....

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  • Reykjavik Nights
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    • Reykjavik Nights

    • An Inspector Erlendur Series (Volume 10)
      Arnaldur Indridason; Translated from the Icelandic by Victoria Cribb
      Picador

    • In Reykjavik Nights, a stunning prequel to his critically acclaimed Inspector Erlendur series, Arnaldur Indriðason gives his devoted fans a real shock.

      Erlendur...

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  • Strange Shores
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    • Strange Shores

    • An Inspector Erlendur Series (Volume 9)
      Arnaldur Indridason
      Picador

    • "Arnaldur Indridason is already an international literary phenom-and it's easy to see why. His novels are gripping, authentic, haunting, and lyrical. I can't wait for the next."-Harlan Coben

      In...

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  • Black Skies
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    • Black Skies

    • An Inspector Erlendur Series (Volume 8)
      Arnaldur Indridason; Translated by Victoria Cribb
      Picador

    • THE MOST GRIPPING ENTRY YET IN ARNALDUR INDRIDASON'S CELEBRATED INSPECTOR ERLENDUR SERIES.

      Arnaldur Indriðason, whom The Sunday Times calls "one of the most brilliant crime writers...

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  • Outrage
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    • Outrage

    • An Inspector Erlendur Series (Volume 7)
      Arnaldur Indridason
      Picador

    • Author of Jar City and Hypothermia
      An Inspector Erlendur Novel

      Arnaldur Indriðason is universally recognized as one of the...

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  • Hypothermia
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    • Hypothermia

    • An Inspector Erlendur Series (Volume 6)
      Arnaldur Indridason
      Picador

    • Inspector Erlunder has spent his career evading the phantoms of his past, and now he finds himself twice haunted—first, at a séance attended by the victim of a suspicious suicide, and again by...

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  • Arctic Chill
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    • Arctic Chill

    • An Inspector Erlendur Series (Volume 5)
      Arnaldur Indridason; Translated by Bernard Scudder and Victoria Cribb
      Picador

    • INSPECTOR ERLENDUR RETURNS IN THIS ICY, INTENSE REYKJAVIK THRILLER

      On an icy January day, the Reykjavik police are called to a block of apartments where a body has been found in the garden:...

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  • The Draining Lake
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    • The Draining Lake

    • An Inspector Erlendur Series (Volume 4)
      Arnaldur Indridason
      Picador

    • Inspector Erlendur returns in this international Bestseller

      Following an earthquake, the water level of an Icelandic lake suddenly falls, revealing a skeleton. Inspector...

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  • Voices
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    • Voices

    • An Inspector Erlendur Series (Volume 3)
      Arnaldur Indridason; Translated by Bernard Scudder
      Picador

    • The Christmas rush is at its peak in a grand Reykjavík hotel when Inspector Erlendur Sveinsson is called in to investigate a murder. The hotel Santa has been stabbed....

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  • Silence of the Grave
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    • Silence of the Grave

    • An Inspector Erlendur Series (Volume 2)
      Arnaldur Indridason
      Picador

    • Winner of the CWA Gold Dagger Award

      Inspector Erlendur returns in this gripping Icelandic thriller When a skeleton is discovered half-buried in a construction site outside of Reykjavík,...

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  • Jar City
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    • Jar City

    • An Inspector Erlendur Series (Volume 1)
      Arnaldur Indridason
      Picador

    • From Gold Dagger Award--winning author Arnaldur Indridason comes a Reykjavík thriller introducing Inspector Erlendur

      When a lonely old man is found dead in his Reykjavík flat, the...

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  • The Inspector Erlendur Series, Books 1-3
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    • The Inspector Erlendur Series, Books 1-3

    • An Inspector Erlendur Series
      Arnaldur Indridason
      St. Martin's Press

    • Winner of the CWA Gold Dagger Award and selected for Publishers Weekly's 100 Best Books for Silence of the Grave, Arnaldur Indridason has received major review attention. He is the...

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Arnaldur Indridason

ARNALDUR INDRIÐASON 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. Strange Shores was nominated for the 2014 CWA Gold Dagger Award.

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