Book Review – Strange Shores

Easter is coming and Norwegians read mysteries during Easter time!! A book review – Strange Shores by Arnaldu Indriðason

The main character in “Strange Shores” is Inspector Erlendur. He is staying at a deserted farmhouse, that he had visited years ago as a young boy. While at the farmhouse he comes across a hunter, Boas who tells him a story about a local woman, Matthildur. Many years ago, she had gone missing in the night during a terrible storm. When Erlendur was a young boy, he lost his brother during a horrific snowstorm. He has been searching for his brother, Beggi ever since to no a
vail. Erlendur begins to investigate about the night Matthildur went missing. He, also, questions what might have happened to his brother. After all this time can he find the answer to both Beggi’s and Matthildur’s disappearances?


About the Author – Arnaldur Indriðason

Arnaldur was born in Reykjkavik on January 28th, 1961. His father, Indriði G. Þorsteinsson was a writer. In 1966, Arnaldur graduated from the University of Iceland with a degree in history. His first job was as a journalist for Morgunblaðið from 1981 to 1982, then as a freelance writer. From 1986 to 2001 he was a film critic for the newspaper. He wrote his first book in 1997, the first of the Inspector Erlendur series. So far, he has written 14 novels in the series. He is one of Iceland’s most popular authors. His books have been published in 26 countries and translated into 24 different languages. He received the Glass Key Award in 2002 and 2003 and the Crime Writer’s Association Gold Dagger Award in 2005 for his book “Silence of the Grave”. In 2013, he won the world’s most lucrative crime fiction award, the RBA International Prize for Crime Writing for “Shadow Alley”. Follow the link on the book cover to buy this book on Amazon.