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Yrsa Sigurðardóttir


Iceland (b.1963)

Yrsa Sigurðardóttir is an Icelandic writer, of both crime-novels and children's fiction. She has been writing since 1998. Her début crime-novel has recently been translated into English by Bernard Scudder, published in the US in 2007, and the UK in January 2008. She also has a career as a civil engineer.
Genres: Mystery, Horror
 
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