© 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. ou ses filiales. Ragnar Jonasson's most recent novel, The Darkness, was so impressive that I worked on arranging an interview from the moment I knew I was visiting Iceland.We met at his office, in an impressive but unimposing house just off the centre of Reykjavik. Veuillez lire nos instructions concernant l'envoi d'un livre vers un Kindle. After a cursory investigation, the death is declared a suicide and the case is quietly closed.Over a year later Detective Inspector Hulda … The body of a young Russian woman washes up on an Icelandic shore. I have read all of Ragnar Jonasson's books. This book was well-written, although I didn't care for the ending much. "The Darkness is Ragnar Jonasson at the top of his game - deft plotting, a great central character and a story as chilling as the Icelandic winter. For me, the narrative was as tired as the detective was, and the ending was so unsatisfactory that I was left feeling I'd wasted my money. "The Darkness" by Ragnar Jonasson is the first in the 'Hidden Iceland' series which sadly I found quite flat and with a rather bland and whingeing female protagonist, Hulda Hermannsdóttir. Passez votre chemin, comme j’aurai du le faire. Pour calculer l'évaluation globale en nombre d'étoiles et la répartition en pourcentage par étoile, nous n'utilisons pas une moyenne simple. . Although the wildness and desolate landscape of Iceland is invoked well, the content and nature of the investigation is sadly lacking. My problem with it was the main character, Hulda. Ragnar Jonasson. Ragnar Jonasson was born in Reykjavik, Iceland, where he works as a writer and a lawyer and teaches copyright law at Reykjavik University. The Darkness: If you like Saga Noren from The Bridge, then you'll love Hulda Hermannsdottir (Hidden Iceland) (English Edition) de Ragnar Jónasson et Victoria Cribb. Après avoir consulté un produit, regardez ici pour revenir simplement sur les pages qui vous intéressent. There was no depth to the story , which droned on . The Darkness is Ragnar Jonasson at the top of his game - deft plotting, a great central character and a story as chilling as the Icelandic winter. 3,8 sur 5 étoiles 668. Découvrez les avantages de l'application Amazon. This was a really boring read . Spanning the icy streets of Reykjavik, the Icelandic highlands and cold, isolated fjords, The Darkness is the first in a new atmospheric and complex thriller series from Ragnar Jonasson, the award-winning author of the internationally bestselling Ari Thor thrillers. GREG SILVERMAN’S STAMPEDE ACQUIRES RAGNAR JONASSON’S “THE DARKNESS” MARCH 2019. This was poor in comparison to the other books I’ve read by this author. Achetez neuf ou d'occasion Amazon.fr - The Darkness - Jonasson, Ragnar - Livres Passer au contenu principal Spanning the icy streets of Reykjavik, the Icelandic highlands and cold, isolated fjords, The Darkness is an atmospheric thriller from Ragnar Jonasson, one of the most exciting names in Nordic Noir. Sauvegarder pour plus tard . The Island: Hidden Iceland Series, Book Two, The Mist: Hidden Iceland Series, Book Three. Detective Inspector Hulda Hermannsdottir of the Reykjavik Police is called to investigate this - the final case in her career before she is forced into retirement. Les membres Amazon Prime profitent de la livraison accélérée gratuite sur des millions d’articles, d’un accès à des milliers de films et séries sur Prime Video, et de nombreux autres avantages. I really loved the Dark Iceland books and looked forward to reading The Darkness . The body of a young Russian woman washes up on an Icelandic shore. The Times selected The Darkness as one of the 100 Best Crime Novels and Thrillers since 1945. Skip to main content.ca Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Cart. "Spanning the icy streets of Reykjavik, the Icelandic highlands and cold, isolated fjords, The Darkness is an atmospheric thriller from Ragnar Jonasson, one of the most exciting names in Nordic Noir. Before Detective Inspector Hulda Hermannsdóttir of the Reykjavik Police is forced into early retirement she is told to investigate a cold case of her choice, and she knows just the one. Her death ruled a suicide after a cursory investigation. Fichier: EPUB, 1,76 MB. Ragnar Jónasson is a bestselling Icelandic author of crime fiction. Genius." The body of a young Russian woman washes up on an Icelandic shore. After a cursory investigation, the death is declared a suicide and the case is quietly closed. (THE TIMES), “Jonasson’s superb Hidden Iceland trilogy tells the tragic story of a detective, Hulda Hermannsdottir, in reverse chronological order. He has previously worked on radio and television, including as a TV news reporter for the Icelandic National Broadcasting Service, and, from the age of seventeen has translated fourteen of Agatha Christie's novels. I was left feeling this book had kind of wasted my time. The darkness, Ragnar Jónasson, Penguin Group. Spanning the icy streets of Reykjavik, the Icelandic highlands and cold, isolated fjords, The Darkness is an atmospheric thriller from Ragnar Jonasson, one of the most exciting names in Nordic Noir. The Darkness by Ragnar Jonasson, 9780718187811, available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. With prose as pure and crisp as Reykjavik snowcrust, Ragnar Jónasson navigates the treacherous narrative with a veteran’s hand. Even if it means risking her own life . Sélectionnez la section dans laquelle vous souhaitez faire votre recherche. ‘Ragnar Jonasson does claustrophobia beautifully ... Arnaldur Indridason and Yrsa Sigurdardottir. D’habitude j’adore cet auteur, mais cet ouvrage est franchement décevant... l’intrigue est ok (bien que pas transcendantale) mais la vie entière de l’héroïne, que l’on découvre en parallèle de l’enquête qu’elle conduit, est déprimante, sa fin de carrière bien triste et je ne vous parle pas du dénouement final ! Vous écoutez un extrait de l'édition audio Audible. And no crime writer portrays those elements as evocatively and scarily as Ragnar Jonasson * The Times * Praise for Ragnar Jonasson * - * The Darkness is a true masterpiece of a crime novel, introducing an original protagonist, a plot full of twists and turns and an ending that leaves you gasping for air -- Yrsa Sigurdardottir * author of the bestselling Thora Gudmundsdottir crime series * Unbearably … This is the start of a fantastic trilogy. The Darkness Jonasson Ragnar. Désolé, un problème s'est produit lors de l'enregistrement de vos préférences en matière de cookies. Over a year late. Spanning the icy streets of Reykjavik, the Icelandic highlands and cold, isolated fjords, The Darkness is an atmospheric thriller from Ragnar Jonasson, one of the most exciting names in Nordic Noir. Cela peut vous intéresser Powered by Rec2Me Whiteout. I couldn't put it down." I dare you not to be shocked." —WILLIAM RYAN, bestselling author of The Holy Thief "Just finished TheDarkness ... oh WOW!" The competitive acquisition heading into the London Book Fair … Stampede, the indie media company founded by former Warner Bros Pictures President Greg Silverman, has acquired bestselling author Ragnar Jonasson’s Icelandic thriller The Darkness and will adapt it as a local-language series. A woman who was looking for asylum and found only a watery grave. Spanning the icy streets of Reykjavik, the Icelandic highlands and cold, isolated fjords, The Darkness is an atmospheric thriller from Ragnar Jonasson, one of the most exciting names in Nordic Noir. Considering the author is an already an established best selling writer of the excellent "Dark Iceland" series featuring policeman Ari Thor, I thought that this was a very poor relation to them. Impossible d'ajouter l'article à votre liste. "The Darkness is a bullet train of a novel, at once blazingly contemporary and Agatha-Christie old-fashioned. Ragnar Jonasson is the award winning author of the international bestselling Dark Iceland series, the Hulda Trilogy and standalone crime fiction. ", Commenté au Royaume-Uni le 10 janvier 2019. The ending is something else and certainly one I wasn’t expecting or prepared for.” *****amwbooksreviews.wordpress.com. . When her own force tries to put the brakes on the investigation Hulda has just days to discover the truth. Traduire tous les commentaires en français, Afficher ou modifier votre historique de navigation, Recyclage (y compris les équipements électriques et électroniques), Annonces basées sur vos centres d’intérêt. After a cursory investigation, the death is declared a suicide and the case is quietly closed. Perhaps his other books are better. Fölsk nóta (2009) Snjóblinda (2010) Livraison accélérée gratuite sur des millions d’articles, et bien plus. The plot is not particularly ingenious and the ending is outrageous and violates every principle of crime fiction. Ari Thor Arason and his colleagues on the tiny police force in Siglufjordur struggle with an increasingly perplexing case, while their own serious personal problems … I cannot wait to read the next novel. —HELEN CALLAGHAN, bestselling author of Dear Amy . —WILLIAM RYAN, bestselling author of The Holy Thief "Just finished TheDarkness ... oh WOW!" The body of a young Russian woman washes up on an Icelandic shore. I reached the end with adrenalized anticipation, the final twist hitting me in the face. (Anglais) Lecteur digital à contenu audio pré-chargé – 16 octobre 2018, Lecteur digital à contenu audio pré-chargé, Macmillan Audio; Unabridged édition (16 octobre 2018). I understand it is part of a Trilogy that has already been published in Iceland and is gradually being translated into English. https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/the-100-best-crime-novels-and-thrillers-since-1945-dgwbfxwbd. Penguin presents the audiobook edition of The Darkness by Ragnar Jonasson. The Darkness is an incredibly original story starting at the end of a characters career. Veuillez renouveler votre requête plus tard. A young woman found dead on remote seaweed-covered rocks. Yes, there's a hidden backstory but even that was rather forced. Spanning the icy streets of Reykjavik, the Icelandic highlands and cold, isolated fjords, The Darkness is an atmospheric thriller from Ragnar Jonasson, one of the most exciting names in Nordic Noir. Année: 2018. Pour Grazia, « à 40 ans, Ragnar Jonasson s'impose désormais comme la nouvelle star du polar islandais » [2]. The body of a young Russian woman washes up on an Icelandic shore. "The Darkness is Ragnar Jonasson at the top of his game - deft plotting, a great central character and a story as chilling as the Icelandic winter. I couldn't put it down." About the author. As the 24-hour light of the arctic summer is transformed into darkness by an ash cloud from a recent volcanic eruption, a young reporter leaves Reykajvik to investigate on her own, unaware that an innocent person's life hangs in the balance. After a cursory investigation, the death is declared a suicide and the case is quietly closed. Inside, it's been converted into a slick modern headquarters for an international investment firm, for whom Jonasson is a lawyer in his day job. Œuvre Romans Série Dark Iceland. However I could not help a negative comparison with Quentin Bates's excellent Gunnhildur, a really positive depiction of a tough, respected older woman in the Icelandic police force. ISBN 13: 978-1-405-93081-9. À la place, notre système tient compte de facteurs tels que l'ancienneté d'un commentaire et si le commentateur a acheté l'article sur Amazon. Retrouvez The Darkness et des millions de livres en stock sur Amazon.fr. Format Kindle 6,50 € 6,50 € 16,20 € 16,20€ Disponible instantanément. Veuillez d'abord vous connecter à votre compte; Avez-vous besoin d'aide? I nearly gave up . Ragnar Jónasson présente le visage livide et nu des sobres polars nordiques » [1]. I think it's the book I've enjoyed the most this year. CBS Studios is to adapt The Darkness as an eight-part TV series. Retrouvez The Darkness: A Thriller et des millions de livres en stock sur Amazon.fr. —HELEN CALLAGHAN, bestselling author of Dear Amy - Less… Reviews from Goodreads. Lightweight Police Investigation with a Poor Ending, Commenté au Royaume-Uni le 22 février 2019. And no one is telling the whole story. Spanning the icy streets of Reykjavik, the Icelandic highlands and cold, isolated fjords, The Darkness is an atmospheric thriller from Ragnar Jonasson, one of the most exciting names in Nordic Noir.The body of a young Russian woman washes up on an Icelandic shore. After a cursory investigation, the death is declared a suicide and the case is quietly closed. I wouldn't say he is my favorite Scandinavia noir author, but he writes well and I will keep buying his books as they come out. Il analyse également les commentaires pour vérifier leur fiabilité. The author's style is repetitive. THE DARKNESS has all the brooding atmosphere of the Dark Iceland books with a creativity and breath-of-fresh-air protagonist all its own. "IS THIS THE BEST CRIME WRITER IN THE WORLD TODAY?" The Darkness is Ragnar Jonasson at the top of his game - deft plotting, a great central character and a story as chilling as the Icelandic winter. Commenté au Royaume-Uni le 2 février 2019. A young woman, an asylum seeker from Russia, is found murdered on the seaweed-covered rocks of the Vatnsleysuströnd in Iceland. Un problème s'est produit lors du chargement de ce menu pour le moment. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Truth and justice do not prevail. No resemblance to Saga Noren at all. Veuillez réessayer. Langue: english. Insp. Spanning the icy streets of Reykjavik, the Icelandic highlands and cold, isolated fjords, The Darkness is an atmospheric thriller from Ragnar Jonasson, one of the most exciting names in Nordic Noir. Des milliers de livres avec la livraison chez vous en 1 jour ou en magasin avec -5% de réduction ou téléchargez la version eBook. "The advantage of darkness is that there are no shadows. Nous utilisons des cookies et des outils similaires pour faciliter vos achats, fournir nos services, pour comprendre comment les clients utilisent nos services afin de pouvoir apporter des améliorations, et pour présenter des annonces. The Darkness: A Thriller (The Hulda Series Book 1) - Kindle edition by Jonasson, Ragnar. From the Publisher ★ 08/13/2018 Reykjavík Det. Achetez neuf ou d'occasion Amazon.fr - The Darkness: A Thriller - Jonasson, Ragnar - Livres … She seemed to have no friends and no police colleagues that liked her . The Darkness: A Thriller: Amazon.ca: Jonasson, Ragnar: Books. As a woman in her sixties I found myself resenting the negativity of the central character Hulda, a woman on the verge of a dreaded retirement - though to be fair, the background to her character is well-established through an account of the barbaric treatment of single mothers in the late forties. The blurb's comparison of Hulda with the resilient and brave Saga Noren in The Bridge is completely wide of the mark. The Darkness (Hidden Iceland) by Ragnar Jonasson was a fabulous read. Readers will travel eagerly from the streets of Reykjavik to the desolate wilds of Iceland … Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Darkness: A Thriller (The Hulda Series Book 1). Vos articles vus récemment et vos recommandations en vedette. Comment les évaluations sont-elles calculées ? Des tiers approuvés ont également recours à ces outils dans le cadre de notre affichage d’annonces. 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