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Jar City

Jar City( )
Author: Indriðason, Arnaldur
Translator: Scudder, Bernard
Series title:An Inspector Erlendur Ser.
ISBN:978-0-312-34070-4
Publication Date:Oct 2005
Publisher:St. Martin's Press
Imprint:Minotaur Books
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $21.95
Book Description:

Jar City introduces American readers to a new crime writer from Iceland whose work has created an international sensation. Arnaldur Indridason has been compared to such luminaries in the field as Henning Mankell, Georges Simenon, Per Wahloo and Maj Sjowall; everyone agrees that here is a world-class writer. When a lonely old man is found murdered in his Reykjavík flat, the only clues are a cryptic note left by the killer and a photograph of a young girl’s grave....
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Book Details
Pages:288
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Police Procedural
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.68 x 8.52 x 1.175 Inches
Book Weight:0.975 Pounds
Author Biography
Indriðason, Arnaldur (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 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.

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