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Smeulend vuur

Arnaldur Indriðason (author), Adriaan Faber (translator)
‘Smeulend vuur is briljant. Weer een meesterwerk van Arnaldur.’ – ***** Morgunblaðið

Een meeslepend verhaal over schaamte, wanhoop, spijt en de lang aanhoudende echo van wandaden.

Een oudere vrouw wordt vermoord in haar huis aangetroffen; op haar bureau ligt een papiertje waarop het telefoonnummer van de gepensioneerde politieman Konráð staat. Het blijkt dat de vrouw hem en
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Title
Smeulend vuur
Author
Arnaldur Indriðason
Translator
Adriaan Faber
Language
Dutch
Original language
Icelandic
Original title
Tregasteinn
Publisher
Amsterdam: Volt, © 2021
302 p.
ISBN
9789021422831 (paperback)

About Arnaldur Indriðason

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Arnaldur Indriðason (pronounced [ˈartnaltʏr ˈɪntrɪðasɔn]; born 28 January 1961) is an Icelandic writer of crime fiction; his most popular series features the protagonist Detective Erlendur.

Biography

Arnaldur was born in Reykjavík on 28 January 1961, the son of writer Indriði G. Þorsteinsson. He graduated with a degree in history from the University of Iceland (Háskóli Íslands) in 1996. He worked as a journalist for the newspaper Morgunblaðið from 1981 to 1982, and later as a freelance writer. From 1986 to 2001, he was a film critic for Morgunblaðið.

His first book, Sons of Earth (Synir duftsins) came out in 1997, the first in the series with Detective Erlendur. The first two novels in the series have not yet been translated into English. As of 2013, the series included 14 novels. Arnaldur is conside…Read more on Wikipedia