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Ashes to Dust
Yrsa Sigurdardottir
Philip Roughton
Classification : General & Literary Fiction
Pub Date : Apr 07, 2011
Imprint : Hodder Paperbacks
Page Extent : 464
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9781444700077
Price : 699

About the book
Thóra peered at the floor, but couldn't see anything that could have frightened Markús that much, only three mounds of dust. She moved the light of her torch over them. It took her some time to realize what she was seeing-- and then it was all she could do not to let the torch slip from her hand. 'Good God,' she said. She ran the light over the three faces, one after another. Sunken cheeks, empty eye-sockets, gaping mouths; they reminded her of photographs of mummies she'd once seen in National Geographic. 'Who are these people?''I don't know,' said Markús...Bodies are discovered in one of the excavated houses at a volcanic tourist attraction dubbed 'The Pompeii of the North'.Markús Magnússon, who was only a teenager when the volcano erupted, falls under suspicion and hires attorney Thóra Gudmundsdottir to defend him - but when his childhood sweetheart is murdered his case starts to look more difficult, and the locals seem oddly reluctant to back him up.. The third crime novel from international bestseller Yrsa Sigurdardottir, and the third featuring her popular heroine Thora, ASHES TO DUST is tense, taut and terrifying.'well-written, pacey and wonderfully atmospheric.' Guardian on MY SOUL TO TAKE
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Yrsa Sigurdardottir
Author of the bestselling Thora Gudmundsdottir crime series and several stand-alone thrillers, Yrsa Sigurdardottir was born in Reykjavik, Iceland, in 1963 and works as a civil engineer. She made her c...(+)
Philip Roughton
Yrsa Sigurdardottir works as a civil engineer and works in Reykjavik. She wrote prize-winning children's novels before writing LAST RITUALS, her first adult novel.>