Scandinavian crime writer and international literary phenomenon Arnaldur Indridason pens compulsively readable mysteries that have shot to the tops of best-seller lists around the world. When the U.S. Army attempts to secretly remove a plane from an Icelandic glacier, World War II intrigue erupts in the present - and threatens to engulf everyone in its path.
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“Indridason fills the void that remains after you’ve read Stieg Larsson’s novels.” (USA Today)
I really enjoyed reading this. I should have read this, however, in the winter. Some books are very sensory rich, and can be enjoyed even more by immersing yourself into the story elements. This would be a great read while traveling in Iceland, flying on a trip to a new, unfamiliar country, or during a snowstorm, stuck at home. The quick pace kept me interested throughout the tale. I want to hike on Vatnajokull. I want to learn Icelandic. I want to write.
I enjoy all of the Indridason Series, but this was an exceptional tale that kept you guessing until the end. George Guidall is the best reader and never fails to make the story enjoyable.
Definately, until the very end we are kept guessing and holding our breath for the heroine. I loved this book and the description of Icelandic life.
Christine of course
Made me want more
I enjoy Indridason's top-notch detective series. Perhaps that fact added to my sense of disappointment with Operation Napoleon. It is about as stale a thriller as can be. The characters are, without exception, one-dimensional and formulaic. The plot is the same old end-of-WWII conspiracy material that's been rehashed hundreds of time.
George Guidall ABSOLUTELY. Indridason possibly not. I would have to know it was more believable and less about the EVIL American government
The unbelievable story
ABSOLUTELY HE IS THE BEST
The entire plot. STAR OVER
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