Snowblind (Paperback)
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Snowblind (Paperback)

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Paperback 300 Pages / Published: 15/06/2015
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Siglufjoerdur: an idyllically quiet fishing village in Northern Iceland, where no one locks their doors - accessible only via a small mountain tunnel.

Ari Thor Arason: a rookie policeman on his first posting, far from his girlfriend in Reykjavik - with a past that he's unable to leave behind.

When a young woman is found lying half-naked in the snow, bleeding and unconscious, and a highly esteemed, elderly writer falls to his death in the local theatre, Ari is dragged straight into the heart of a community where he can trust no one, and secrets and lies are a way of life.

Taut and terrifying, Snowblind is a startling debut from an extraordinary new talent, taking Nordic Noir to soaring new heights.

`His first novel to be translated into English has all the skilful plotting of an old-fashioned whodunnit although it feels bitingly contemporary in setting and tone' Jake Kerridge, Sunday Express

'Snowblind is morally more equivocal than most traditional whodunnits, and it offers alluring glimpses of darker, and infinitely more threatening horizons' Independent

'Ragnar Jonasson writes with a chilling, poetic beauty ... a must-read' Peter James

`Seductive ... Ragnar does claustrophobia beautifully' Anne Cleeves

`A modern Icelandic take on an Agatha Christie-style mystery, as twisty as any slalom...' Ian Rankin

Publisher: Orenda Books
ISBN: 9781910633038
Number of pages: 300
Weight: 262 g
Dimensions: 128 x 198 x 26 mm

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Sandra Foy

“a brooding, atmospheric book”

Ari Thor is a former theology student turned police officer living in Reykjavik with his girlfriend. he is offered a position in Siglufjordur, a small, isolated fishing village in northern Iceland, where you could... More

Paperback edition
28th December 2015
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“Chilling and atmospheric”

I have become a huge Ragnar Jonasson fan, I’ve now read two of his books and both have been superb. They are easily one-sitting reads, they are gripping, beautifully written and are a perfect homage to the good old... More

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13th December 2017
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“From the lands of fire and ice comes a new name in crime writing one you will hear a lot more from”

Ragnar Jónasson is a new name in the crime writing genre and I urge anyone who is a fan of Nordic crime noir to rush out and get yourself a copy of Snowblind this you will want to add to your collection. It is really... More

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30th September 2015
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