A 90-year-old man is murdered, and on his desk the police find newspaper cuttings about an old murder case. Set in Reykjavik between 1944 and the present day, this is a deeply compassionate story of old crimes and their consequences in the present. Arnaldur Indridason's novels have sold over 12 million copies worldwide and won numerous awards.
Arnaldur Indridason worked for many years as a journalist and critic before he began writing novels. His books have since sold over 12 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.