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Silence of the Grave When a decades-old skeleton is found at a Reykjavík construction site, an emotionally crippled detective digs into the very cold case while...Silence of the GraveMystery and Thriller, Fiction When a decades-old skeleton is found at a Reykjavík construction site, an emotionally crippled detective digs into the very cold case while...2006-09-29St. Martin's Minotaur
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Silence of the Grave

Genre: Mystery and Thriller, Fiction; Author: Arnaldur Indridason; Status: In Season; Publisher: St. Martin's Minotaur

When a decades-old skeleton is found at a Reykjavík construction site, an emotionally crippled detective digs into the very cold case while coping with his strung-out daughter.

Ick Factor
Moderate: the skeleton’s history, its ghoulish excavation, plus grislier aspects of addiction.

Lowdown
Two dramatic stories hurtle toward each other from decades apart, like a time-travel tale in which everyone is either already dead or getting there fast.

Originally posted September 29 2006 — 12:00 AM EDT

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