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The Island


FEATURED IN THE SUNDAY TIMES CRIME BOOKS OF THE YEAR

'The ending really took my breath away' IAN RANKIN

Discover The Island - Agatha Christie meets Nordic noir. . .
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Four friends visited the island. But only three returned . . .

Detective Inspector Hulda Hermannsdóttir is sent to the isolated island of Elliðaey to investigate a disappearance.

But she finds haunting similarities to an old case - the murder of a young woman ten years ago.

Has a patient killer struck again?

What secrets is the island hiding?

And what price will she pay for uncovering the truth?
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THE MILLION COPY BESTSELLING AUTHOR

'One of the greatest tragic heroines of contemporary detective fiction' Sunday Times

'Dark, chilling and utterly gripping, The Island is Nordic noir at its best, and is destined to become a classic of the genre. I couldn't put it down'
Shari Lapena, bestselling author of The Couple Next Door

'Brilliantly effective. Each book enraptures us' The Times Literary Supplement

'Magnificently dark and twisted'
C. J. Tudor, bestselling author of The Chalk Man

'Ragnar Jónasson writes with a chilling, poetic beauty - a must-read' Peter James, bestselling author of Love You Dead

'Out of all of Ragnar's books this is the one I like the most . . . The book of his which reminds me most of Agatha Christie'
Kilian

Praise for Ragnar Jonasson

'A distinctive blend of Nordic noir and golden age detective fiction . . . atmospheric and evocative prose'
Guardian on Nightblind

'Jonasson's books have breathed new life into Nordic noir . . . all the skilful plotting of an old-fashioned whodunit although it feels bitingly contemporary in setting and tone' Sunday Express

'His clues are traditional and beautifully finessed - and he keeps you turning the pages' Independent on Snowblind

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  • Auteur : Ragnar Jónasson
  • traduit par : Victoria Cribb
  • Éditeur : Penguin
  • Date de parution : 04/04/19
  • EAN : 9781405930833
  • Format : ePub
  • Nombre de pages: 350
  • Protection : Contenu protégé

Résumé

FEATURED IN THE SUNDAY TIMES CRIME BOOKS OF THE YEAR

'The ending really took my breath away' IAN RANKIN

Discover The Island - Agatha Christie meets Nordic noir. . .
_____________

Four friends visited the island. But only three returned . . .

Detective Inspector Hulda Hermannsdóttir is sent to the isolated island of Elliðaey to investigate a disappearance.

But she finds haunting similarities to an old case - the murder of a young woman ten years ago.

Has a patient killer struck again?

What secrets is the island hiding?

And what price will she pay for uncovering the truth?
____________

THE MILLION COPY BESTSELLING AUTHOR

'One of the greatest tragic heroines of contemporary detective fiction' Sunday Times

'Dark, chilling and utterly gripping, The Island is Nordic noir at its best, and is destined to become a classic of the genre. I couldn't put it down'
Shari Lapena, bestselling author of The Couple Next Door

'Brilliantly effective. Each book enraptures us' The Times Literary Supplement

'Magnificently dark and twisted'
C. J. Tudor, bestselling author of The Chalk Man

'Ragnar Jónasson writes with a chilling, poetic beauty - a must-read' Peter James, bestselling author of Love You Dead

'Out of all of Ragnar's books this is the one I like the most . . . The book of his which reminds me most of Agatha Christie'
Kilian

Praise for Ragnar Jonasson

'A distinctive blend of Nordic noir and golden age detective fiction . . . atmospheric and evocative prose'
Guardian on Nightblind

'Jonasson's books have breathed new life into Nordic noir . . . all the skilful plotting of an old-fashioned whodunit although it feels bitingly contemporary in setting and tone' Sunday Express

'His clues are traditional and beautifully finessed - and he keeps you turning the pages' Independent on Snowblind

Biographie de Ragnar Jónasson

Ragnar Jónasson is an international number one bestselling author who has sold over two million books in thirty-two countries worldwide. He was born in Reykjavík, Iceland, where he also works as an investment banker and teaches copyright law at Reykjavík University.

He has previously worked on radio and television, including as a TV news reporter for the Icelandic National Broadcasting Service, and, from the age of seventeen, has translated fourteen of Agatha Christie's novels. His critically acclaimed international bestseller The Darkness is soon to be a major TV series.

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