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Jar City by Arnaldur Indriðason
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Dec 04, 2011

it was ok
bookshelves: e-books, crime-fiction
Read from December 08 to 16, 2011

I liked the main story around murder, genetic disease and paternity but I am not sure about the characterisation and the subsidiary stories, which all seemed a little flat to me. Erlendur has potential as a detective but I found him too bland, too generic. More could also be done around the context, Iceland, and its idiosyncrasies. Perhaps it would work best as a TV series like the killing? Possible ...

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