In this novel he is a rookie officer who, when he accepts a job offer, must move away from Reykjavik and his girlfriend, and adapt to life in Siglufjörður, a quiet fishing village in the far north of the country. Where: An isolated fishing village in the fjords of northern Iceland, where no one locks their doors. Etwas ist schiefgegangen. --William Ryan, "[Snowblind] leaves you wishing for and wanting more of its quirky, memorable characters and haunting backdrop." It is really that good." Where: A quiet fishing village in northern Iceland, where no one locks their doors. --Reviewing the Evidence"If you are a fan of nordic noir that is an excellent example of the crime fiction genre, look no further. November 2017. Ragnar is the co-founder of the Reykjavik international crime writing festival Iceland Noir. SNOWBLIND. SNOWBLIND: When a young woman is found lying half-naked in the snow, bleeding and unconscious, and a highly esteemed, elderly writer falls to his death in the local theatre, Ari is dragged straight into the heart of a community where he can trust no one, and secrets and lies are a way of life. --Chicago Tribune, "A classic whodunit with a vividly drawn protagonist and an intriguing, claustrophobic setting, Snowblind dazzles like sunlight on snow, chills like ice and confirms the growing influence of Scandinavian crime fiction." Prime-Mitglieder genießen Zugang zu schnellem und kostenlosem Versand, tausenden Filmen und Serienepisoden mit Prime Video und vielen weiteren exklusiven Vorteilen. --Book Loons"A classic whodunit set in a stark place with a twisted ending."--AuntieMWrites. His crisp, bleak prose is an exemplary lesson in how to create atmosphere without producing over-inflated books that would cause their own avalanche if dropped." In this novel he is a rookie officer who, when he accepts a job offer, must move away from Reykjavik and his girlfriend, and adapt to life in Siglufjörður, a quiet fishing village in the far north of the country. --The Last Word-Book Review, "Ari Thor promises to be a complex and fascinating series sleuth." 10 Personen fanden diese Informationen hilfreich, Rezension aus dem Vereinigten Königreich vom 10. I loved it. --Publishers Weekly (boxed and starred), "This classically crafted whodunit holds up nicely, but Jonasson's true gift is for describing the daunting beauty of the fierce setting, lashed by blinding snowstorms that smother the village in "a thick, white darkness" that is strangely comforting." Entdecken Sie jetzt alle Amazon Prime-Vorteile. He learns from Tómas, the police sergeant in charge of Siglufjörður police station, that nobody ever locks their … And, though he makes mistakes, Ari Thor has good investigative instincts and succeeds in proving himself." In addition to being an author, Ragnar is also a lawyer and university professor teaching Copyright Law at the Reykjavik University. In this novel he is a rookie officer who, when he accepts a job offer, must move away from Reykjavik and his girlfriend, and adapt to life in Siglufjörður, a quiet fishing village in the far north of the country. Snowblind is the first book in Ragnar Jonasson's Dark Iceland series centred on Ari Thór Arason. He learns from Tómas, the police sergeant in charge of Siglufjörður police station, that nobody ever locks their … He learns from Tómas, the police sergeant in charge of Siglufjörður police station, that nobody ever locks their doors because there's no point as nothing ever happens. --The Durango Telegraph"Snowblind was beautifully written, the landscape alone makes for good reading." --The Independent (UK), "Snowblind is a dark, claustrophobic read, and Jónasson evokes perfectly the 24-hour darkness, the biting cold, the relentless snow and fear of a killer on the loose in a village suddenly cut off by an avalanche. Taut and terrifying, Snowblind is a startling debut from an extraordinary new talent. Wählen Sie ein Land/eine Region für Ihren Einkauf. 17 Personen fanden diese Informationen hilfreich, His girlfriend Kristin flies through her exams and there’s some tension as he can’t understand why she can’t be happy about the, Rezension aus dem Vereinigten Königreich vom 13. Leider ist ein Problem beim Speichern Ihrer Cookie-Einstellungen aufgetreten. Die Skandinavier können gute krimis schreiben. Januar 2021. Snowblind by Ragnar Jónasson is the first novel in his Dark Iceland series. November 2017. Most of them, including Ari, have suffered a tragic loss. Wählen Sie eine Sprache für Ihren Einkauf. Ich denke dass die nächsten in der Reihe besser sein könnten. Where: An isolated fishing village in the fjords of northern Iceland, where no one locks their doors. Grade: A" --Cleveland.com, "A classic crime story . Wählen Sie die Kategorie aus, in der Sie suchen möchten. Ari is dragged straight into the heart of a community where he can trust no one, and secrets and lies are a way of life. Hilfe +49 (0)40 4223 6096 Suche eBooks . November 2017), Rezension aus Deutschland vom 15. In this novel he is a rookie officer who, when he accepts a job offer, must move away from Reykjavik and his girlfriend, and adapt to life in Siglufjörður, a quiet fishing village in the far north of the country. Rezension aus dem Vereinigten Königreich vom 30. Wir verwenden Cookies und ähnliche Tools, um Ihr Einkaufserlebnis zu verbessern, um unsere Dienste anzubieten, um zu verstehen, wie die Kunden unsere Dienste nutzen, damit wir Verbesserungen vornehmen können, und um Werbung anzuzeigen. Snowblind is the first book in the Dark Iceland series, a series of books that have already been optioned for television. This is Ragnar Jonasson’s debut and it sets out the stall for what should surely be a compelling series. --Mystery People, "Snowblind is morally more equivocal than most traditional whodunnits, and it offers alluring glimpses of darker, and infinitely more threatening horizons." --Biblophile Book Club, "Jonasson has no qualms about detouring the narrative to detail a supporting player's unhappy childhood or long-running marital woes. Ragnar Jónasson has 26 books on Goodreads with 81166 ratings. The first of Jonasson's Dark Iceland novels to be translated into English gets off to a clunky start. Taut and terrifying, Snowblind is a startling debut from Ragnar Jonasson, an extraordinary new talent. . Um die Gesamtbewertung der Sterne und die prozentuale Aufschlüsselung nach Sternen zu berechnen, verwenden wir keinen einfachen Durchschnitt. Ragnar lives in Reykjavik with his wife and two daughters. That's bad for them, but along with the 24-hour darkness closing in, it makes for the best sort of gloomy storytelling." Rezension aus dem Vereinigten Königreich vom 26. --Crime Review, "Ragnar Jonasson is a new name in the crime writing genre and I urge anyone who is a fan of Nordic crime noir to rush out and get yourself a copy of Snowblind this you will want to add to your collection. Wählen Sie einen anderen Lieferort. Preisangaben inkl. 17 Personen fanden diese Informationen hilfreich, His girlfriend Kristin flies through her exams and there’s some tension as he can’t understand why she can’t be happy about the, Rezension aus dem Vereinigten Königreich vom 13. Past plays tag with the present and the claustrophobic tension mounts, while Ari is thrust ever deeper into his own darkness—blinded by snow and with a killer on the loose. There is a young pretender beavering away, his eye on the crown: Ragnar Jonasson", 13 Personen fanden diese Informationen hilfreich, Rezension aus dem Vereinigten Königreich vom 2. Snowblind is the first book in Ragnar Jonasson's Dark Iceland series centred on Ari Thór Arason. FIRST IN THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLING DARK ICELAND SERIES OVER A MILLION COPIES SOLD A murder takes place in the isolated Icelandic town of Siglufjörður, where an avalanche has cut off all communication and the unrelenting snow threatens rookie police officer Ari … The rest of the world has been patiently waiting for a new author to emerge from Iceland and join the ranks of Indriðason and Sigurðardóttir … Momentanes Problem beim Laden dieses Menüs. 4.1 • 14 Ratings; £3.99; £3.99; Publisher Description . Jonasson was born in Reykjavik the capital of Iceland, where he has lived and worked for most of his life. Snowblind is the first book in Ragnar Jonasson's Dark Iceland series centred on Ari Thór Arason. During the winter avalanches happen on a regular basis and nobody can get in or out of the town, causing panic for some of it’s inhabitants, mostly those newly arrived. THOMAS DUNNE BOOKS; Reprint Edition (7. The setting is fantastic. Snowblind: A Thriller (Dark Iceland Series, 1): Amazon.de: Jonasson, Ragnar: Fremdsprachige Bücher Whatever his motivation, he definitely shows a knack for the whodunit business." Bitte versuchen Sie es erneut. Wiederholen Sie die Anforderung später noch einmal. This series needs to go on your must read list." Stattdessen betrachtet unser System Faktoren wie die Aktualität einer Rezension und ob der Rezensent den Artikel bei Amazon gekauft hat. Praise for Ragnar Jonasson 'A distinctive blend of Nordic noir and golden age detective fiction . I have seen this authors books on various book bloggers sites, and thought it was about time I gave the Dark Iceland series a go. --Library Journal Xpress, "Jonasson spins an involving tale of small-town police work that vividly captures the snowy setting that so affects the rookie cop. Snowblind is the first book in Ragnar Jonasson's Dark Iceland series centred on Ari Thór Arason. Stattdessen betrachtet unser System Faktoren wie die Aktualität einer Rezension und ob der Rezensent den Artikel bei Amazon gekauft hat. von Ragnar Jónasson. Beliebte Taschenbuch-Empfehlungen des Monats, Rezension aus Deutschland vom 15. --Richmond Times-Dispatch, "A satisfying mystery where all the pieces, in the end, fall together." Snowblind is the first book in the Dark Iceland series, a series of books that have already been optioned for television. Zugelassene Drittanbieter verwenden diese Tools auch in Verbindung mit der Anzeige von Werbung durch uns. Januar 2021. Taut and terrifying, Snowblind is a startling debut from Ragnar Jonasson, an extraordinary new talent.Where: An isolated fishing village in the fjords of northern Iceland, where no one locks their doors.Who: Ari Thór is a rookie policeman on his first posting, far from his girlfriend in Reykjavík.What: A young woman is found lying half naked in the snow, bleeding and unconscious, and a highly esteemed elderly writer falls to his death. Dezember 2015. Ragnar Jonasson is the award winning author of the international bestselling Dark Iceland series, the Hulda Trilogy and standalone crime fiction. Ihre zuletzt angesehenen Artikel und besonderen Empfehlungen. It's good enough to share shelf space with the works of Yrsa Sigurdardottir and Arnaldur Indridason, Iceland's crime novel royalty." Schade um den schoenen Schnee. Juni 2017. In this novel he is a rookie officer who, when he accepts a job offer, must move away from Reykjavik and his girlfriend, and adapt to life in Siglufjörður, a quiet fishing village in the far north of the country. Wählen Sie ein Land/eine Region für Ihren Einkauf. Dezember 2015. (Englisch) Gebundene Ausgabe – 31. This is Ragnar Jonasson’s debut and it sets out the stall for what should surely be a compelling series. Dieses Buch war nicht schlecht hat aber manche Lücken. Der Mann kann nicht schreiben, die Figuren sind unendlich spiessig und oede, die Story so vorhersehbar. Who can he trust?" He has a past that he's unable to leave behind.What: A young woman is found lying half-naked in the snow, bleeding and unconscious, and a highly esteemed elderly writer falls to his death. Ich verstehe nicht, wieso sich die Klappentexter so ueberschlagen. But the author settles into a page-turning groove, emulating his hero, Agatha Christie (14 of whose novels he's translated into Icelandic), by skillfully switching points of view and casting about for murder motives. Januar 2021. Ragnar Jónasson’s most popular book is Cards on the Table (Hercule Poirot, #15). --Peter James, "What sets Snowblind apart is the deep melancholy pervading the characters. Dezember 2017. Bewerten * Ihre Bewertung * 0. ‘Snowblind is a beautifully written thriller, as tense as it is terrifying – Jónasson is a writer with a big future’ Luca Veste ‘It is surely only a matter of time before Snowblind and the rest of Ragnar’s Dark Iceland series go on to take the Nordic Noir genre by storm. Snowblind: A Thriller (Dark Iceland): Amazon.de: Jonasson, Ragnar: Fremdsprachige Bücher Wählen Sie Ihre Cookie-Einstellungen Wir verwenden Cookies und ähnliche Tools, um Ihr Einkaufserlebnis zu verbessern, um unsere Dienste anzubieten, um zu verstehen, wie die Kunden unsere Dienste nutzen, damit wir Verbesserungen vornehmen können, und um Werbung anzuzeigen. Bitte versuchen Sie es erneut. Zugelassene Drittanbieter verwenden diese Tools auch in Verbindung mit der Anzeige von Werbung durch uns. --Popular Culture Association, Mystery and Detective Fiction Reading List, "Jonasson's realistic but dramatic storytelling, sleight-of-hand shifting of point of view, and underreported attention to the imminent national crisis make Snowblind a riveting read. Prime-Mitglieder genießen Zugang zu schnellem und kostenlosem Versand, tausenden Filmen und Serienepisoden mit Prime Video und vielen weiteren exklusiven Vorteilen. 5 Personen fanden diese Informationen hilfreich. Snowblind: A Thriller (Dark Iceland Series, 1), (Englisch) Taschenbuch – Illustriert, 7. Where: An isolated fishing village in the fjords of northern Iceland, where no one locks their doors. November 2017, Beliebte Taschenbuch-Empfehlungen des Monats. Dieser Artikel kann nicht an den von Ihnen ausgewählten Lieferort versendet werden. Ragnar lives in Reykjavik with his wife and two daughters. --Mystery Scene"In this debut novel, Jonasson has taken the locked-room mystery and transformed it into a dark tale of isolation and intrigue that will keep readers guessing until the final page." Entdecken Sie jetzt alle Amazon Prime-Vorteile. August 2017, On the cover it says "Is King Arnaldur Indridason looking to his laurels? Februar 2017. Who: Ari Thór is a rookie policeman on his first posting, far from his girlfriend in Reykjavík. Being an avid fan of Nordic crime dramas, Ragnar Jónasson’s Dark Iceland series was high on my reading list. --lacremedelacrime, "If Arnaldur is the King and Yrsa the Queen of Icelandic crime fiction, then Ragnar is surely the Crown Prince ... more please!" FIRST IN THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLING DARK ICELAND SERIES OVER A MILLION COPIES SOLD A murder takes place in the isolated Icelandic town of Siglufjörður, where an avalanche has cut off all communication and the unrelenting snow threatens rookie police officer Ari Thór Arason … This book was very atmospheric and I felt I was up above the Arctic circle. USt. On the face of it, Snowblind is a gigantic locked-room mystery, an investigation into murder and other crimes within a closed society with a limited number of suspects. Rezension aus Deutschland vom 29. There is a young pretender beavering away, his eye on the crown: Ragnar Jonasson", 13 Personen fanden diese Informationen hilfreich, Rezension aus dem Vereinigten Königreich vom 2. Perfectly capturing the pressures of rural life and the freezing, deadly Icelandic winter, Snowblind will keep readers on the edge of their seats--preferably snuggled beneath a warm blanket." He learns from Tómas, the police sergeant in charge of Siglufjörður police station, that nobody ever locks their … ‘This classically crafted whodunit holds up nicely, but Jonasson’s true gift is for describing the daunting beauty of the fierce setting, ... Snowblind. Snowblind is the first book in the Dark Iceland series, a series of books that have already been optioned for television. Geben Sie es weiter, tauschen Sie es ein, © 1998-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. oder Tochtergesellschaften, Snowblind (Dark Iceland) (English Edition), Übersetzen Sie alle Bewertungen auf Deutsch, Lieferung verfolgen oder Bestellung anzeigen, Recycling (einschließlich Entsorgung von Elektro- & Elektronikaltgeräten). The turns of the plot are clever and unexpected, and Ari is a wonderful character to spend time with." Juni 2017. Eine Person fand diese Informationen hilfreich, Rezension aus Deutschland vom 30. Snowblind is the first book in Ragnar Jonasson's Dark Iceland series centred on Ari Thór Arason. 10 Personen fanden diese Informationen hilfreich, Rezension aus dem Vereinigten Königreich vom 10. Snowblind (Dark Iceland) by Ragnar Jonasson at AbeBooks.co.uk - ISBN 10: 1910633232 - ISBN 13: 9781910633236 - Orenda Books - 2015 - Hardcover an der Kasse variieren. Momentanes Problem beim Laden dieses Menüs. atmospheric and evocative prose' Guardian on Nightblind 'Jonasson's books have breathed new life into Nordic noir . Iceland noir at its moodiest"--Booklist, "Snowblind aptly depicts Ari's tension and terror as he grows ever more isolated. Ragnar is the co-founder of the Reykjavik international crime writing festival Iceland Noir. RAGNAR JONASSON was born in Iceland and works as an Attorney at Law and writer in Reykjavik. He learns from Tómas, the police sergeant in charge of Siglufjörður police station, that nobody ever locks their doors because there's no point as nothing ever happens. This is Ragnar Jonasson’s debut and it sets out the stall for what should surely be a compelling series. Snowblind is the first book in Ragnar Jonasson's Dark Iceland series centred on Ari Thór Arason. Taut and terrifying, Snowblind is a startling debut from Ragnar Jonasson, an extraordinary new talent. --Bookreporter, "Ragnar Jónasson writes with a chilling, poetic beauty--a must-read addition to the growing canon of Iceland Noir." Außerdem analysiert es Rezensionen, um die Vertrauenswürdigkeit zu überprüfen. It is accessible only via a small mountain tunnel.Who: Ari Thor is a rookie policeman on his first posting, far from his girlfriend in Reykjavik. In this novel he is a rookie officer who, when he accepts a job offer, must move away from Reykjavik and his girlfriend, and adapt to life in Siglufjörður, a quiet fishing village in the far north of the country. Perhaps he's trying to capture that small-town aura of everyone knowing everyone else's business. Snowblind is the first book in Ragnar Jonasson's Dark Iceland series centred on Ari Thór Arason. --Lee Child, "A modern Icelandic take on an Agatha Christie-style mystery, as twisty as any slalom..." --Ian Rankin, "Jonasson skillfully alternates points of view and shifts of time...The action builds to a shattering climax." Who: Ari Thór is a rookie policeman on his first posting, far from his girlfriend in Reykjavík. Snowblind is the first book in Ragnar Jonasson's Dark Iceland series centred on Ari Thór Arason. Snowblind: Amazon.de: Jonasson, Ragnar, Damron, Will, Bates, Quentin: Fremdsprachige Bücher. Ari is dragged straight into the heart of a community where he can trust no one, and secrets and lies are a way of life. You can physically feel the freezing wind bite, you share the characters’ helplessness at being hemmed in by man-high snowdrifts, cut off from civilisation once the only road in and out of the town is severed by an avalanche, a common occurrence in the January blizzards. The novel takes place in Northern Iceland in an old fishing village that only has one mountain pass to get into. What’s really interesting is that everyone … --Minneapolis Star Tribune, "Jonasson has produced a tense and convincing thriller; he is a welcome addition to the roster of Scandi authors, and I really look forward to his next offering." Wählen Sie die Kategorie aus, in der Sie suchen möchten. No monthly commitment. (eBook epub) - bei eBook.de. "Obviously inspired by Agatha Christie and Ellery Queen, Snowblind is old school despite its exotic setting.... With his twisty plotting, isolated location and intriguing characters, Jonasson's series is one to watch. Abhängig von der Lieferadresse kann die USt. --BookPage, "As dazzling a novel as its title implies and the wonderful Ari Thór is a welcome addition to the pantheon of Scandinavian detectives. … 7 Personen fanden diese Informationen hilfreich. Sie hören eine Hörprobe des Audible Hörbuch-Downloads. --Ann Cleeves, "Snowblind has the classic red herrings, plot twists and surprises that characterize the best of Christie's work. A very good atmospheric Nordic Noir, intrigued me enough to buy the next 3 in the series. Bitte versuchen Sie es erneut. Februar 2017. The Times selected The Darkness as one of the 100 Best Crime Novels and Thrillers since 1945. --EuroCrime, "The descriptive prose Jonasson uses is gorgeous and even the actual crime scenes themselves are oddly beautiful sounding. Who: Ari Thór is a rookie policeman on his first posting, far from his girlfriend in Reykjavík. Geben Sie es weiter, tauschen Sie es ein, © 1998-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. oder Tochtergesellschaften, Snowblind (Dark Iceland) (English Edition), Übersetzen Sie alle Bewertungen auf Deutsch, Lieferung verfolgen oder Bestellung anzeigen, Recycling (einschließlich Entsorgung von Elektro- & Elektronikaltgeräten). In this novel he is a rookie officer who, when he accepts a job offer, must move away from Reykjavik and his girlfriend, and adapt to life in Siglufjörður, a quiet fishing village in the far north of the country. 5 Personen fanden diese Informationen hilfreich. Schade um den schoenen Schnee. His crisp, bleak prose is an exemplary lesson in how to create atmosphere without producing over-inflated books that would cause their own avalanche if dropped." So did I like it? --New York Times Book Review, "A chiller of a thriller whose style and pace are influence by Jonasson's admiration for Agatha Christie. This book was very atmospheric and I felt I was up above the Arctic circle. Ari Thór's sense of isolation at this news is immediately palpable, he's in a strange town, one that views outsiders with suspicion and he somehow has to learn to work within this tight-knit community but if nothing happens how can he ever hope to be accepted? --Craig Robertson, "Seductive ... an old-fashioned murder mystery with a strong central character and the fascinating background of a small Icelandic town cut off by snow.