The Draining Lake by Arnaldur Indriðason audiobook

The Draining Lake

By Arnaldur Indriðason
Read by George Guidall

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The Reykjavík Murder Mysteries: Book 4

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Inspector Erlendur returns in this international Bestseller Following an earthquake, the water level of an Icelandic lake suddenly falls, revealing a skeleton. Inspector Erlendur's investigation takes him back to the Cold War era, when bright, left-wing students in Iceland were sent to study in the "heavenly state" of Communist East Germany. Teeming with spies and informants, though, their "heavenly state" becomes a nightmare of betrayal and murder. Brilliantly weaving international espionage and a chilling cold case investigation, The Draining Lake is Arnaldur Indridason at his best.

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Summary

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Winner of the 2009 Barry Award for Best Novel

A 2009 Macavity Award Finalist for Best Mystery Novel

Inspector Erlendur returns in this international Bestseller Following an earthquake, the water level of an Icelandic lake suddenly falls, revealing a skeleton. Inspector Erlendur's investigation takes him back to the Cold War era, when bright, left-wing students in Iceland were sent to study in the "heavenly state" of Communist East Germany. Teeming with spies and informants, though, their "heavenly state" becomes a nightmare of betrayal and murder. Brilliantly weaving international espionage and a chilling cold case investigation, The Draining Lake is Arnaldur Indridason at his best.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Exceptional fiction that transcends its genre.” Library Journal
“An  undiluted pleasure. This series places Indridason at the center of the best of contemporary crime fiction. He is a master storyteller and has a real gift for evoking complex humanity.” The Guardian (London)

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Author Bio: Arnaldur Indriðason

Author Bio: Arnaldur Indriðason

Arnaldur Indriðason won the CWA Gold Dagger Award for Silence of the Grave and is the only author to win the Glass Key Award for Best Nordic Crime Novel two years in a row, for Jar City and Silence of the Grave. He was awarded the prestigious RBA International Prize for Crime Writing in 2013 for Shadow Channel. The film of Jar City, now available from Netflix, was Iceland’s entry for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Film, and the film of Silence of the Grave is in production with the same director. The film Contraband, starring Mark Wahlberg, is based on an Icelandic film written by Indriðason, who lives in Reykjavik, Iceland.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Runtime: 9.86
Audience: Adult
Language: English