Jar City : Reykjavik Murder Mysteries

  • by Arnaldur Indridason
  • Narrated by Saul Reichlin
  • Series: Reykjavik Murder Mysteries
  • 8 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

A man is found murdered in his Reykjavik flat. There are no obvious clues apart from a cryptic note left on the body and a photograph of a young girl's grave. Delving into the dead man's life Detective Erlendur discovers that 40 years ago he was accused of an appalling crime, but never convicted. Had his past come back to haunt him?
As Erlendur struggles to build a relationship with his unhappy daughter, his investigation takes him to Iceland's Genetic Research Centre, where he uncovers disturbing secrets that are even darker than the murder of an old man.
Jar City is the first book in the series starring Detective Erlendur available in English


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Customer Reviews

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Sounded like it was a reading for Horrid Henry

What would have made Jar City better?

Different narrator more suited to the nature of the book.

Would you ever listen to anything by Arnaldur Indridason again?

Not with same narrator.

Would you be willing to try another one of Saul Reichlin’s performances?


What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?


Any additional comments?

Can't go on with it.... narrator tone and voices all wrong

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- happuccino

Too Funny A Performance to Thrill

I found the narrator was (maybe unintentionally) quite funny, which diminished the thrill of this crime thriller.

Enjoyable nonetheless.

Impressed with his pronunciations.
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- J. R. Mchugh

Book Details

  • Release Date: 30-01-2014
  • Publisher: Random House Audiobooks