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Jar City

(2004)
(Tainted Blood)
(The first book in the Inspector Erlendur series)
A novel by

 
 
A man is found murdered in his Reykjav-k flat, and the police have no obvious leads. The man lived alone and had no family, and of his only two friends, one is serving time for an array of petty crimes and psychotic violence, and the other hasn't been heard of for twenty-five years. Erlendur and his colleague Sigurdur -li head the investigation team. They find a computer filled with downloaded pornography, and in a desk, the photograph of a young girl's grave and the cryptic note left behind by the killer. Delving into the dead man's past, they discover that forty years ago he was accused, though not convicted, of rape. Now Erlendur has to follow his instincts when his colleagues are losing faith in the investigation. Foraging into the past, Erlendur discovers that the city of Reykjav-k has one or two secrets of its own, secrets it would rather keep. Jar City is the first in a new and exciting series of crime novels from the land of the saga. A runaway success in Iceland, it cannot fail to leave a lasting impression among readers in England.

Genre: Mystery

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Hardback Editions

October 2005 : USA Hardback
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Title: Jar City: An Inspector Erlendur Novel (An Inspector Erlendur Series)
Author(s): Arnaldur Indrioason
ISBN: 0-312-34070-2 / 978-0-312-34070-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Minotaur Books
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Paperback Editions

June 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: Jar City
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ISBN: 1-78470-246-3 / 978-1-78470-246-5 (UK edition)
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May 2009 : UK Paperback
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Title: Jar City (Reykjavik Murder Mysteries 1)
Author(s): Arnaldur Indridason
ISBN: 0-09-954183-1 / 978-0-09-954183-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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December 2006 : UK Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Tainted Blood
Author(s): Arnaldur Indridason
ISBN: 0-09-951312-9 / 978-0-09-951312-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage Books
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October 2005 : USA Paperback
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Title: Jar City: A Reykjavi-k Thriller
Author(s): Arnaldur Indridason
ISBN: 0-312-42638-0 / 978-0-312-42638-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Picador
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May 2005 : UK Paperback
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Title: Tainted Blood
Author(s): Arnaldur Indridason
ISBN: 0-09-946163-3 / 978-0-09-946163-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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June 2004 : UK Paperback
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Title: Jar City
Author(s): Arnaldur Indridason
ISBN: 1-84343-101-7 / 978-1-84343-101-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: The Harvill Press
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Audio Editions

January 2014 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Jar City
Author(s): Arnaldur Indridason
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January 2014 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Jar City
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January 2014 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Jar City
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January 2014 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Jar City
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January 2014 : UK Audio Cassette

Title: Jar City
Author(s): Arnaldur Indridason
ISBN: 1-4450-3495-6 / 978-1-4450-3495-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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January 2014 : UK Audio CD

Title: Jar City
Author(s): Arnaldur Indridason
ISBN: 1-4450-3496-4 / 978-1-4450-3496-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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January 2014 : UK Audio CD

Title: Jar City
Author(s): Arnaldur Indridason
ISBN: 1-4450-3497-2 / 978-1-4450-3497-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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July 2011 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Jar City
Author(s): Arnaldur Indridason
Publisher: Recorded Books
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2011 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Jar City
Author(s): Arnaldur Indridason
ISBN: 1-4561-1681-9 / 978-1-4561-1681-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books
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Kindle Editions

November 2009 : Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Jar City (Reykjavik Murder Mysteries Book 1)
Author(s): Arnaldur Indridason
Publisher: Vintage Digital
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September 2006 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: Jar City: An Inspector Erlendur Novel
Author(s): Arnaldur Indridason
Publisher: Minotaur Books
Availability: Amazon