Inspector Erlendur Series

12 primary works • 15 total works
A series of murder mystery books starring the Icelandic detective Erlendur Sveinsson and his colleagues Elínborg and Sigurður Óli. The third book, Mýrin, was the first to be translated into English. The ninth and tenth novels in the series do not feature Erlendur - Myrká centres around Elínborg and Svörtuloft around Sigurður Óli.

Einvígið is a nove…

Book 0

Reykjavík Nights: Murder in Reykjavík
3.66
· 3462 Ratings · 428 Reviews ·
published 2012
· 41 editions
THE LIVING

Erlendur has recently joined the police…
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Book 1

Menschensöhne
3.57
· 1301 Ratings · 69 Reviews ·
published 1997
· 10 editions
Zwei kurz aufeinander folgende Todesfälle beschäf…
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Book 2

Dauðarósir
3.44
· 752 Ratings · 36 Reviews ·
published 1998
· 11 editions
Lík ungrar stúlku finnst á leiði Jóns Sigurðssona…
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Book 3

Jar City
3.80
· 18231 Ratings · 1585 Reviews ·
published 2000
· 90 editions

When a lonely old man is found murdered in his Re…
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Book 4

Silence of the Grave
3.94
· 13332 Ratings · 1033 Reviews ·
published 2001
· 64 editions
Inspector Erlendur returns in this gripping Icela…
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Book 5

Voices
3.88
· 9869 Ratings · 695 Reviews ·
published 2002
· 72 editions
The Christmas rush is at its peak in a grand Reyk…
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Book 6

The Draining Lake
3.90
· 9819 Ratings · 616 Reviews ·
published 2004
· 10 editions
In the wake of an earthquake, the water level of…
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Book 7

Arctic Chill
3.84
· 8317 Ratings · 569 Reviews ·
published 2005
· 62 editions
The Reykjavik police are called on an icy January…
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Book 8

Hypothermia
3.87
· 7870 Ratings · 651 Reviews ·
published 2007
· 46 editions
“Indridason fills the void that remains after you…
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Book 9

Outrage
3.79
· 5763 Ratings · 468 Reviews ·
published 2008
· 60 editions
In a flat near Reykjavik city centre, a young man…
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Book 10

Black Skies
3.70
· 3704 Ratings · 391 Reviews ·
published 2009
· 53 editions
A suspected blackmailer is found murdered in this…
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Book 11

Furðustrandir
3.90
· 4046 Ratings · 383 Reviews ·
published 2010
· 37 editions
Published now in twenty-six countries around the…
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Book prequel

Into Oblivion
3.74
· 2040 Ratings · 300 Reviews ·
published 2014
· 35 editions
In Into Oblivion, a follow-up to the gritty prequ…
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Einvígið
3.26
· 689 Ratings · 74 Reviews ·
published 2011
· 23 editions
Sumarið 1972 er Reykjavík í uppnámi; heimsmeistar…
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Book 3-5

Jar City / Silence of the Grave / Voices
4.29
· 115 Ratings · 4 Reviews ·
published 2015
· 2 editions
English translation books 1-3, overall books 3-5.…
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