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THE STUNNING FINAL INSTALMENT OF THE MULTI-MILLION-COPY BESTSELLING DARK ICELAND SERIES **Sunday Times BOOK OF THE MONTH** Jónasson is an automatic must-read for me possibly the best Scandi writer working today Lee Child Is this the best crime writer in the world today? Truly a master of his genre The Times ''The engaging Ari Thór returns in this darkly claustrophobic tale. Perfect mid-winter reading'' Ann Cleeves A stunningly atmospheric story. Ari Thór Arason returns in this pitch-perfect, beautifully paced crime novel Ragnar Jónasson is at the top of his game, and a master of the genre Will Dean ______________ A blizzard is approaching Siglufjorður, and that can only mean one thing When the body of a nineteen-year-old girl is found on the main street of Siglufjorður, Police Inspector Ari Thór battles a violent Icelandic storm in an increasingly dangerous hunt for her killer The chilling, claustrophobic finale to the international bestselling Dark Iceland series. Easter weekend is approaching, and snow is gently falling in Siglufjorður, the northernmost town in Iceland, as crowds of tourists arrive to visit the majestic ski slopes. Ari Thór Arason is now a police inspector, but hes separated from his girlfriend, who lives in Sweden with their three-year-old son. A family reunion is planned for the holiday, but a violent blizzard is threatening and there is an unsettling chill in the air. Three days before Easter, a nineteen-year-old local girl falls to her death from the balcony of a house on the main street. A perplexing entry in her diary suggests that this may not be an accident, and when an old man in a local nursing home writes She was murdered again and again on the wall of his room, there is every suggestion that something more sinister lies at the heart of her death As the extreme weather closes in, cutting the power and access to Siglufjorður, Ari Thór must piece together the puzzle to reveal a horrible truth one that will leave no one unscathed.Chilling, claustrophobic and disturbing, Winterkill is a startling addition to the multi-million-copy bestselling Dark Iceland series and cements Ragnar Jónasson as one of the most exciting and acclaimed authors in crime fiction. _______________ Praise for Ragnar Jónasson A sinister twisted tragedy The Times If Iceland missed out on the Golden Age of crime writing, the country and Jónasson is certainly making up for it now Sunday Times Outstanding Series fans will be sorry to see the last of Ari Thór Publishers Weekly Jónassons Dark Iceland novels are instant classics William Ryan Jónassons punchy, straightforward prose is engrossing A diverting mystery Foreword Reviews ''Consummate crime writing poignant and disturbing New Books Magazine Chilling, creepy, perceptive, almost unbearably tense'' Ian Rankin ''A tense, gripping read'' Anthony Horowitz ''Icelandic noir of the highest order, with Jónasson''s atmospheric sense of place, and his heroine''s unerring humanity shining from every page'' Daily Mail Ragnar Jónasson writes with a chilling, poetic beauty Peter James Traditional and beautifully finessed Independent Jónassons true gift is for describing the daunting beauty of the fierce setting New York Times A chiller of a thriller Washington Post Jónassons books have breathed new life into Nordic noir Express

  • Auteur(s)

    Ragnar Jónasson, David Warriner

  • Éditeur

    Harper Collins Uk

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  • Nombre de pages

    240 Pages

  • Longueur

    20 cm

  • Largeur

    13 cm

  • Épaisseur

    1.8 cm

  • Poids

    232 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.