The author can be a bit long-winded at times, almost to the point where I would have suggested there is some filler material there. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. When her body is found, it is marked with a number 2... Detective Huldar joins the investigation, bringing child psychologist Freyja on board to help question the murdered teenager's friends. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) is a service we offer sellers that lets them store their products in Amazon's fulfillment centers, and we directly pack, ship, and provide customer service for these products. She made her crime fiction debut in 2005 with LAST RITUALS, the first instalment in the Thora Gudmundsdottir series, and has been translated into more than 30 languages. Des milliers de livres avec la livraison chez vous en 1 jour ou en magasin avec -5% de réduction ou téléchargez la version eBook. THE ABSOLUTION confirms Yrsa as a master storyteller with a satisfyingly slanted view of the world she recreates. Our payment security system encrypts your information during transmission. -- Stuart MacBride, author of the. Please try your request again later. Total price: CDN$55.58. The major theme here is teen-bullying and the book is quite tough and depressing at times. I really enjoy the writing of YS's thrillers and her ability to bring dark humour into the dialogue and inner voices of her characters in otherwise quite dark and depressing crime stories. -- William Ryan, author of A House of Ghosts Yrsa Sigurdardottir gets better and better with each book. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. The Wages of Sin: Absolutely riveting crime fiction with a totally breathtaking twi... Thunder Bay: A Rebecca Connolly Thriller (1). If you're a seller, Fulfillment by Amazon can help you grow your business. Please try again. I love this series so was thrilled to be able to sneak in an early * It's addictive, bleak, and will give you thrills and chills in equal measures. THE LEGACY is as brutal as it gets. There's a problem loading this menu right now. A female detective mystery with chi... Mortal Remains: A Cavendish & Walker Novel - Book 8. Ten years ago, four people were brutally murdered—One girl lived. The new novel from the internationally bestselling, prizewinning, queen of Icelandic crime. The Absolution is the third installment in Queen of Icelandic crime fiction Yrsa Sigurdardóttir’s series about the psychologist Freyja and the police officer Huldar. Pris: 129 kr. However, the writing and insight is always good, as is the translation which flows well and uses well English expressions to such effect that it is not obvious that it wasn't originally written in English. The police find out about the crime the way everyone does: on Snapchat. Reviewed in the United States on April 25, 2019. Her work stands 'comparison with the finest contemporary crime writing anywhere in the world' according to the Times Literary Supplement. This is the third book in the Huldar and Freya series. A great crime series from a great thriller writer, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on March 25, 2020. THE ABSOLUTION confirms Yrsa as a master storyteller with a satisfyingly slanted view of the world she recreates. THE ABSOLUTION confirms Yrsa as a master storyteller with a satisfyingly slanted view of the world she recreates. Yrsa is a magnificent writer.One of the best books I've read for a long time: dark, creepy, and gripping from beginning to end.THE RECKONING is another chilling, atmospheric tale from the undisputed Queen of Icelandic Noir. -- Mari Hannah, author of the DCI Kate Daniels series If you like your crime fiction dark and engaging, look no further. Ships from and sold by Amazon.ca. The police find out about the crime the way everyone does: on Snapchat. However, the writing and insight is always good, as is the translation which flows well and uses well English expressions to such effect that it is not obvious that it wasn't originally written in English. Always expecting something better by the Queen of Icelandic crime fiction. assisted by psychologist Freyja Styrmisdóttir, tries to understand the motives and methods of a masked assailant who tortured and killed sixteen-year-old Stella Hardardóttir. I find it very interesting to read a crime series set in modern day Iceland, because the DNA database and modern advances in criminology must make not finding your perpetrator reasonably quickly significantly harder, so coming up with a storyline whereby that's NOT the case takes real ingenuity, and there Yrsa has a fabulously deft hand. Huldar is the main detective and because Freya, with whom he has a difficult professional and personal relationship, is a child psychologist, the plotting revolves around themes of child abuse or such crime. Worse than that, all of Stella's friends have been sent a series of increasingly disturbing Snapchat videos, the level of Stella's fear growing with each new Snap that is received. The new novel from the internationally bestselling, prizewinning, queen of Icelandic crime. Today it is my great pleasure to share my thoughts on the brand new Freyja and Huldar Children's House thriller from Yrsa Sigurdardottir, The Absolution. In "The Absolution," a dark thriller by Yrsa Sigurdardóttir (nicely translated from the Icelandic by Victoria Cribb), the weather in Reykjavík is appropriately cold and gloomy. Then another teenager goes missing, and more clips are sent. The Absolution is the third installment in Queen of Icelandic crime fiction Yrsa Sigurdard�ttir's series about the psychologist Freyja and the police officer Huldar. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in, Or get 4-5 business-day shipping on this item for $5.99 Heat, Gallows Rock: A Nail-Biting Icelandic Thriller With Twists You Won't See Coming (Freyja and Huldar), Last Rituals: A Novel of Suspense (Thora Gudmundsdottir Novels), The Silence of the Sea: Thora Gudmundsdottir Book 6, Credited as the queen of Icelandic crime, Sigurdardottir's story about the dark side of school and social media is as gripping as it is grisly * Heat * Yrsa remains the queen of Icelandic thriller writers. The video shows a terrified young woman begging for forgiveness. Prime members also enjoy unlimited streaming of Movies & TV, Music, unlimited photo storage and more. 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