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Silence of the grave by Arnaldur IndriГ°ason

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Published by Harvill Press in London .
Written in English


  • Missing persons -- Iceland -- Fiction.,
  • Reykjavík (Iceland) -- Fiction.

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Edition Notes

StatementArnaldur Indriðason ; translated from the Icelandic by Bernard Scudder.
ContributionsScudder, Bernard, 1954-
LC ClassificationsPT7511.A67 G7313 2005
The Physical Object
Pagination278 p. :
Number of Pages278
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22721729M
ISBN 101843431858

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In Silence of the Grave, a corpse is found on a hill outside the city of Reykjavík, and Detective Inspector Erlendur Sveinsson and his team think the body may have been buried for some years. While Erlendur struggles to hold together the crumbling fragments of his own family, slowly but surely he finds out the truth about another unhappy family. Dec 01,  · Silence of the Grave by Arnaldur Indridason is the second major book to hit English-speaking bookstores. The protagonist of Indridason’s series is Detective Inspector Erlendur, a morose, divorced man with two estranged children and a small team of . Building work in an expanding Reykjavík uncovers a shallow grave. Years before, this part of the city was all open hills, and Erlendur and his team hope this is a typical Icelandic missing person scenario; perhaps someone once lost in the snow, who has lain peacefully buried for decades. Silence of the Grave (Icelandic: Grafarþögn) is a crime novel by Icelandic writer Arnaldur Indriðason. Set in Reykjavík, the novel forms part of the author's regionally popular Murder Mystery Series, which star Detective Arnaldur Indriðason.