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Tainted Blood (2000) [Novel]
by Arnaldur Indriðason Rating: Weighted - 7.1 / Average - 7.0 of 10 (3 votes) (Rate!)
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Series: Reykjavik Murder Mysteries
Part: 3

Summary (From the publisher):

A man is found murdered in his Reykjavik flat. There are no obvious clues apart from a cryptic note left on the body and a photograph of a young girl's grave. Detective erlendur is forced to use all the forensic resources available to find any leads at all. Delving into the dead man's life, he discovers that forty years ago he was accused of an appalling crime. Did his past come back to haunt him? Finally, Erlendur's search leads him to Iceland's Genetic Research Centre in order to find the disturbing answers to the mystery.

Original title: Mırin
Original languages: Icelandic


Genre: FictionCrime and MysteryDetective Story and DetectivesPolice Procedural


  • Also published under the title "Jar City"

Edition #1: Tainted Blood

Tainted Blood (2000)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Bernard Scudder
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Manifested in:

Tainted Blood (2005)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New Yrok, NY
Publisher: Vintage Books
ISBN: 9780099461630
Pages: 274

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