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Arnaldur Indriðason


Iceland (b.1961)

Arnaldur Indriðason was born in 1961, the son of an Icelandic author. Having worked for many years as a journalist and critic for an Icelandic newspaper, he began writing novels. At one week in the summer of 2003, his crime novels occupied the top five spots in the Icelandic bestseller list.

Genres: Mystery, Historical Mystery, Thriller
 
Awards
Dagger Awards Best Novel winner (2005) : Silence of the Grave
Barry Awards Best Novel winner (2009) : The Draining Lake
Macavity Awards Best Novel nominee (2009) : The Draining Lake
Barry Awards Best Novel nominee (2015) : Strange Shores