The Draining Lake

The Draining Lake

Book - 2009
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Inspector Erlendur returns in this international Bestseller

Following an earthquake, the water level of an Icelandic lake suddenly falls, revealing a skeleton. Inspector Erlendur's investigation takes him back to the Cold War era, when bright, left-wing students in Iceland were sent to study in the "heavenly state" of Communist East Germany. Teeming with spies and informants, though, their "heavenly state" becomes a nightmare of betrayal and murder. Brilliantly weaving international espionage and a chilling cold case investigation, The Draining Lake is Arnaldur Indridason at his best.

Publisher: New York : Picador/Thomas Dunne Books, [2009, 2008].
ISBN: 9780312428587
0312428588
Characteristics: 323 p. ; 21 cm.
Additional Contributors: Scudder, Bernard 1954-2007.

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