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Yrsa Sigurdardottir - Author


Yrsa Sigurdardottir works as a civil engineer and lives in Reykjavik. She wrote prize-winning children's novels before writing Last Rituals, her first adult novel.

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The Silence of the Sea by Yrsa Sigurdardottir
Reader Reviewed The Silence of the Sea
Yrsa Sigurdardottir
April 2015 Book of the Month. In Iceland grandparents and a young child go to the port to meet a yacht with the girl’s family on board (parents and twin sister). The...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/03/2015
The Silence of the Sea by Yrsa Sigurdardottir
Reader Reviewed The Silence of the Sea
Yrsa Sigurdardottir
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. In Iceland, Sigurdardottir is crime royalty, alongside Arnuldur Indridason and her series featuring local lawyer Thora Gudmundsdottir has always been a personal delight. Offsetting the sometimes grim...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/02/2014
Someone to Watch Over Me by Yrsa Sigurdardottir
Someone to Watch Over Me
Yrsa Sigurdardottir
There are more writers per capita in Iceland than any other country in the world, and Yrsa Sigurdardottir has got to be one of the best. Atmospheric, creepy, compelling and, with its unusual subject matter, far from run of the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/02/2014

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