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Last Rituals: Thora Gudmundsdottir Book 1

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Crime, Thrillers & True Crime, Crime & Thrillers
Paperback Published on: 08/01/2009
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Nordic Noir at is finest
If you love Nordic Noir like I do then you must read Yrsa Sigurdardottir. Witchcraft, a gruesome murder mystery and plenty of acerbic humour, you will fly ... READ MORE
Clara Bow


The first Thora Gudmundsdottir novel from Yrsa Sigurdardottir - 'Queen of Icelandic crime'.

'Yrsa is one of the most exciting new voices in the crime thriller world.' - Peter James

A young man is found brutally murdered, his eyes gouged out. A student of Icelandic history in Reykjavik, he came from a wealthy German family who do not share the police's belief that his drug dealer murdered him. Attorney Thora Gudmundsdottir is commissioned by his mother to find out the truth, with the help - and hindrance - of boorish ex-policeman Matthew Reich. Their investigations into his research take them deep into a grisly world of torture and witchcraft both past and present, as they draw ever closer to a killer gripped by a dangerous obsession...

  • Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
  • ISBN: 9780340920633
  • Number of pages: 432
  • Weight: 300g
  • Dimensions: 199 x 132 x 28 mm

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Great Book, enjoyed the plot and the main character (Thora) was entertainingly written.The description of the plot sounds more gorier than it actually is, ... READ MORE
Andrew Whitfield
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Excellent first outting for female lawyer
An intriguing story with echoes of real historical events and writings means it's hard to put the book down. The lead investigator, a very modern working s... READ MORE