Publication: Privately printed, 1993, Silver City
First U.K. edition. Signed by the author. Fine in dust jacket. Originally published in 2014. Translated from the Icelandic by Victoria Cribb. THE QUICK - A woman swims in a remote, milky-blue lagoon. Steam rises from the water and as it clears, a body is revealed in the ghostly light. THE DEAD - Miles away, a vast aircraft hangar rises behind the perimeter fence of the US military base. A sickening thud is heard as a man’s body falls from a high platform. THE FORGOTTEN - Many years before, a schoolgirl disappeared. The world has forgotten her. But Erlendur has not. THE SEARCHER - Erlendur Sveinsson is a newly promoted detective with a battered body, a rogue CIA operative and America’s troublesome presence in Iceland to contend with. In his spare time he investigates a cold case.
Inventory Number: 39360