Synopses & Reviews
A compelling international thriller sweeping from modern Iceland to America and Nazi Germany at the end of World War II.
1945: a lost German bomber crashes on the Vatnajökull glacier in Iceland.
Inexplicably, in the midst of World War Two, there are both German and American officers on board. One of the senior German officers sets off, a briefcase handcuffed to his wrist, never to be seen again.
1999, the US Army is secretively trying to remove an aeroplane from the Vatnajökull glacier.
Two young Icelanders become involved but end up paying with their lives. Before they are captured, one of the two contacts his sister, Kristin. Her quest to discover his fate takes her on a long and hazardous journey in search of the key to the riddle about Operation Napoleon.
WINNER OF THE CRIME WRITERS' ASSOCIATION GOLD DAGGER.
About the Author
ARNALDUR INDRIDASON worked for many years as a journalist and critic before he began writing novels. His books have since sold over 10 million copies worldwide.
Outside Iceland, he is best known for his crime novels featuring Erlendur and Sigurdur Óli, which are consistent bestsellers across Europe. The series has won numerous awards, including the Nordic Glass Key and the CWA Gold Dagger.