The Resource The shadow killer, Arnaldur Indriðason ; translated from the Icelandic by Victoria Cribb

The shadow killer, Arnaldur Indriðason ; translated from the Icelandic by Victoria Cribb

Label
The shadow killer
Title
The shadow killer
Statement of responsibility
Arnaldur Indriðason ; translated from the Icelandic by Victoria Cribb
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Language
eng
Summary
Reykjavík, August 1941. When a travelling salesman is found murdered in a basement flat, killed by a bullet from a Colt .45, the police initially suspect a member of the Allied occupation force. The British are in the process of handing over to the Americans and the streets are crawling with servicemen whose relations with the local women are a major cause for concern. Flóvents, Reykjavík's sole detective, is joined by the young military policeman Thorson. Their investigation focuses on a family of German residents, the retired doctor Rudolf Lunden and his estranged son Felix, who is on the run, suspected of being a spy. Flóvents and Thorson race to solve the case and to stay ahead of US counter-intelligence, amid rumours of a possible visit by Churchill. As evidence emerges of dubious experiments carried out on Icelandic schoolboys in the 1930s, Thorson becomes increasingly suspicious of the role played by the murdered man's former girlfriend, Vera, and her British soldier lover
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Cataloging source
AUNTL
Dewey number
891.8538
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Icelandic
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
A Reykjavík wartime mystery
Series volume
[2]
The shadow killer, Arnaldur Indriðason ; translated from the Icelandic by Victoria Cribb
Label
The shadow killer, Arnaldur Indriðason ; translated from the Icelandic by Victoria Cribb
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
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Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1016441781
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24 cm.
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Extent
356 pages
Isbn
9781911215097
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)1016441781

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