By Viktor Arnar IngolfssonClose to a abandoned island off the western coast of Iceland in 1960, the dawning of spring brings new existence for the neighborhood flora and fauna. yet for the physique chanced on through 3 seal hunters, iciness is an issue of permanence. After it truly is discovered to be a lacking Danish cryptographer, the resultant research uncovers a mysterious hyperlink among the researcher and a medieval manuscript often called The e-book of Flatey.
Before lengthy one other physique is located at the tiny island. This time, within the historical Viking culture, the victim’s again has been mutilated with the so-called blood eagle. Kjartan, the district magistrate’s consultant despatched to enquire the crime, quickly reveals himself descending right into a darkish, risky global of old legends, symbolism, and mystery societies to discover a killer.
Nominated for the celebrated Glass Key award for Nordic crime fiction, The Flatey Enigma will continue you guessing till Kjartan has cracked the code.