Viktor Arnar Ingolfsson
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Viktor Arnar Ingolfsson

Viktor Arnar Ingolfsson was born in Akureyri in the north of Iceland on April 12, 1955. He finished his B.Sc.degree in civil engineering from The Icelandic College of Engineering and Technology (ICET), in 1983. He has taken courses in script writing run by the Icelandic Film Producers and at the Institute for Continuing Education at the University of Iceland. In 1990 and again in 1995 Ingolfsson attended classes in Public Relations at the George Washington University in Washington DC. Ingolfsson started working for the Icelandic Road Administration during his summer vacations from school 1969, and has worked there full time since 1983. Since 1985 he has supervised the institution's publications and contributed to Public Relations.

Viktor Arnar has published six mysteries, the fifth of which, "Daybreak" in 2005, was the basis for the Icelandic TV series "Hunting Men," which premiered in 2008. His short stories have appeared in magazines and collections. His third novel, "Engin Spor" ("House of Evidence"), was nominated for the Glass Key prize, an award given by the Crime Writers Association of Scandinavia, in 2001, and "Flateyjargáta" ("The Flatey Enigma") was nominated for the same prize in 2004.

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    • The Flatey Enigma

    • By: Viktor Arnar Ingolfsson
    • Narrated by: Jeff Crawford, Kate Rudd
    • Length: 8 hrs and 29 mins
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    Ketilsey Island, 1960. Near this deserted island off the western coast of Iceland, the dawning of spring brings with it new life for the local wildlife....

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    • A good Icelandic read

    • By Susan on 04-28-12

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    • Daybreak

    • By: Viktor Arnar Ingolfsson
    • Narrated by: Benjamin L. Darcie
    • Length: 8 hrs and 18 mins
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    Several goose hunters are found shot dead in rural Iceland, and detectives Gunnar Maríuson and Birkir Hinriksson are assigned to the case....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Murdered goose hunters? Really??

    • By Alcairha on 08-19-13

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    • Sun on Fire

    • By: Viktor Arnar Ingolfsson, Björg Árnadóttir (translator), Andrew Cauthery (translator)
    • Narrated by: Mikael Naramore
    • Length: 8 hrs and 48 mins
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    When the gutted body of a businessman is discovered in the Icelandic embassy in Berlin, Iceland's best detectives are sent to Germany to investigate the crime....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Can't hear the book, the narrator drives me nuts.

    • By Ryan on 03-24-15

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    • House of Evidence

    • By: Viktor Arnar Ingolfsson, Björg Árnadóttir (translator), Andrew Cauthery (translator)
    • Narrated by: Peter Berkrot
    • Length: 10 hrs and 13 mins
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    When the body of Jacob Kieler Junior is discovered in a stately old house in Reykjavik on a cold January morning in 1973, Jóhann Pálsson, an expert in the emerging field of forensics, is called to the scene....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Love the Iceland setting, memorable characters

    • By Tracey on 01-06-13

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    • Haus ohne Spuren

    • By: Viktor Arnar Ingolfsson
    • Narrated by: Dietmar Wunder
    • Length: 3 hrs and 57 mins
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    Reykjavík, Anfang der 70er-Jahre: Jacob Kieler junior wird tot in seiner Villa gefunden. Erschossen.

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