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THE FOURTH INSTALMENT IN THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLING DARK ICELAND SERIES OVER A MILLION COPIES SOLD When the body of a young woman is found dead beneath the cliffs of the deserted Icelandic village of Kalfshamarvik, police officer Ari Thór Arason uncovers a startling and terrifying connection to an earlier series of deaths, as the killer remains on the loose Jónassons books have breathed new life into Nordic noir Sunday Express Jónasson skilfully alternates points of view and shifts of time The action builds to a shattering climax Publishers Weekly ________________ Two days before Christmas, a young woman is found dead beneath the cliffs of the deserted village of Kalfshamarvik. Did she jump, or did something more sinister take place beneath the lighthouse and the abandoned old house on the remote rocky outcrop? With winter closing in and the snow falling relentlessly, Ari Thór Arason discovers that the victims mother and young sister also lost their lives in this same spot, twenty-five years earlier. As the dark history and its secrets of the village are unveiled, and the death toll begins to rise, the Siglufjordur detectives must race against the clock to find the killer, before another tragedy takes place.Dark, chilling and complex, Whiteout is a haunting, atmospheric and stunningly plotted thriller from one of Icelands bestselling crime writers. ________________ Traditional and beautifully finessed morally more equivocal than most traditional whodunnits, and it offers alluring glimpses of darker, and infinitely more threatening horizons Andrew Taylor, Independent Jónasson has come up with a bleak plot and characters, but his evocation of Icelands chilly landscape is hard to put down Sunday Times A distinctive blend of Nordic Noir and Golden Age detective fiction masterful Laura Wilson, Guardian Required reading New York Post Puts a lively, sophisticated spin on the Agatha Christie model, taking it down intriguing dark alleys Kirkus Reviews The best sort of gloomy storytelling Chicago Tribune The prose is stark and minimal, the mood dank and frost-tipped. Its also bleakly brilliant, although perhaps best read with a warming shot of whisky by your side Metro A classic crime story seen through a uniquely Icelandic lens first rate and highly recommended Lee Child Ragnar Jónasson writes with a chilling, poetic beauty - a must-read Peter James A modern take on an Agatha Christie-style mystery, as twisty as any slalom Ian Rankin Seductive Ragnar does claustrophobia beautifully Ann Cleeves

  • Auteur(s)

    Ragnar Jónasson

  • Éditeur

    Harper Collins Uk

  • Date de parution


  • EAN


  • Disponibilité


  • Nombre de pages

    240 Pages

  • Longueur

    20 cm

  • Largeur

    13 cm

  • Épaisseur

    1.5 cm

  • Poids

    174 g

  • Support principal


Ragnar Jónasson

Le maître du polar islandais, Ragnar Jónasson, est devenu l'un des romanciers internationaux les plus reconnus. Et c'est en France, un pays qu'il aime profondément, qu'il remporte le plus grand succès : plus d'un million de livres vendus. Il est l'auteur de la série mettant en scène l'enquêteur Ari Thór (dont le roman-phénomène Snjór) et de la trilogie à succès « La Dame de Reykjavík ». Grand lecteur d'Agatha Christie, il a aussi traduit la plupart de ses romans en islandais.