by Arnaldur Indridason
2014 / 304 pages
read by George Guidall / 7h 10m
rating – A+ / crime – police procedural
(Erlendur Sveinsson series #16 but it’s a prequel)
This is a little different in the course of the series -it mostly concerns Erlendur as a young traffic officer who investigates closed and missing persons cases on his own time. This young Erlendur may continue with a series of his own.
In 1974, Erlendur is new on the job, a usually drunk and homeless man named Hannibal is found drowned in a local shallow pond by a couple of teenage boys. A year later Erlendur and a couple of trainees are called to the same neighborhood and Erlendur is reminded of the case >>>>MORE (no spoilers) >>>>