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Prepare for blockbuster action in the vein of Clive Cussler and Alistair Maclean
 
A mesmerizing international thriller that sweeps from modern Iceland to Nazi Germany. In 1945, a German bomber crash-lands in Iceland durign a blizzard. Puzzlingly, there are both German and American officers on board. One of the senior German officers claims that their best chance of survival is to try to walk to the nearest farm. He sets off, a briefcase handcuffed to his wrist, only to disappear into the white vastness.
 
Flash forward to the present. The U.S. Army is clandestinely trying to remove the wreck of an airplane from an Icelandic glacier. A young Icelander, Elias, inadvertently stumbles upon the excavation and then promptly disappears. Before he vanishes, though, he manages to contact his sister, Kristin. She embarks on a thrilling and perilous adventure, determined to discover the truth of her brother's fate. Kristin must solve the riddle of Operation Napoleon, even if it means losing her own life.
 
Arnaldur Indridason has proven himself to be a master of the mystery genre with his critically acclaimed Inspector Erlunder series, which has sold more than 6 million copies. Now, world-class writing and nonstop action meet in this spellbinding page-turner, which catapults Arnaldur Indridason to the top ranks of international thriller writers.

Synopsis:

From worldwide bestselling author Arnaldur Indriđason comes a mesmerizing tour de force that takes readers deep inside the heart of a long-buried secret with huge international consequences.

“INDRIDASON'S NOVELS ARE GRIPPING, AUTHENTIC, HAUNTING, AND LYRICAL.” —HARLAN COBEN

In 1945, a German bomber crash-lands in Iceland during a blizzard. Puzzlingly, there are both German and American officers on board. One of the senior German officers claims that their best chance of survival is to try to walk to the nearest farm. He sets off, a briefcase handcuffed to his wrist, only to disappear into the white vastness…

“REMARKABLE...ANOTHER TOP-NOTCH STORY FROM INDRIDASON.”—KIRKUS REVIEWS (STARRED REVIEW)

Flash forward to the present. The U.S. Army is clandestinely trying to remove the wreck of an airplane from an Icelandic glacier. A young Icelander, Elías, inadvertently stumbles upon the excavation and then promptly disappears. But before he vanishes, he manages to contact his sister, Kristín. She embarks on a thrilling and perilous adventure, determined to discover the truth of her brothers fate—and solve the riddle of

OPERATION NAPOLEAN

About the Author

ARNALDUR INDRIDASON won the CWA Gold Dagger Award for Silence of the Grave and is the only author to win the Glass Key Award for Best Nordic Crime Novel two years in a row, for Jar City and Silence of the Grave. The film of Jar City, now available on DVD, was Icelands entry for the 2008 Academy Award for Best Foreign Film, and the film of his next book, Silence of the Grave, is currently in production with the same director. He lives in Iceland.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780312659103
Subtitle:
A Thriller
Author:
Indridason, Arnaldur
Publisher:
Picador
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Subject:
Thrillers
Subject:
Suspense
Subject:
Thrillers/Suspense
Subject:
Mystery & Detective/International Mystery & Crime
Subject:
noir
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20120508
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Language:
English
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in

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From worldwide bestselling author Arnaldur Indriđason comes a mesmerizing tour de force that takes readers deep inside the heart of a long-buried secret with huge international consequences.

“INDRIDASON'S NOVELS ARE GRIPPING, AUTHENTIC, HAUNTING, AND LYRICAL.” —HARLAN COBEN

In 1945, a German bomber crash-lands in Iceland during a blizzard. Puzzlingly, there are both German and American officers on board. One of the senior German officers claims that their best chance of survival is to try to walk to the nearest farm. He sets off, a briefcase handcuffed to his wrist, only to disappear into the white vastness…

“REMARKABLE...ANOTHER TOP-NOTCH STORY FROM INDRIDASON.”—KIRKUS REVIEWS (STARRED REVIEW)

Flash forward to the present. The U.S. Army is clandestinely trying to remove the wreck of an airplane from an Icelandic glacier. A young Icelander, Elías, inadvertently stumbles upon the excavation and then promptly disappears. But before he vanishes, he manages to contact his sister, Kristín. She embarks on a thrilling and perilous adventure, determined to discover the truth of her brothers fate—and solve the riddle of

OPERATION NAPOLEAN

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