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Arctic Chill by Arnaldur Indriðason
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Oct 25, 10

bookshelves: mystery-crime, scandinavian-authors
Read in October, 2010

This is my third Arnaldue Indridson book. The main character, Erlender, is a lot like Wallender in the Mankell books. On top of his glum character we also have a murder that is outrageous. Interesting cultural backdrop of the immigrant problem in Iceland. The immigrants are often South Asian and a good proportion come as mail order brides. The Icelanders who bring in the women will tire of the bride, divorce her and go for another. Not a great plot but a good read if you like exotic settings for your mysteries.
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