Last Rituals

An Icelandic Novel of Secret Symbols, Medieval Witchcraft, and Modern Murder by Yrsa Sigurdardottir

Publisher: William Morrow

Written in English
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LAST RITUALS is an 'academic mystery': that is, the crime takes place in a university department (a student is murdered), and the solution depends on the uncovering and understanding of the victim's research, as well as of the broader mores, religion and witchcraft in medieval Europe. Yet the book is by no means heavy-going; the opposite in fact. Get this from a library! Last rituals. [Yrsa Sigurðardóttir.; Bernard Scudder] -- "A young man is found brutally murdered, his eyes gouged out. A student of Icelandic history in Reykjavik, he came from a wealthy German family who do not share the police`s belief that his drug. Travel Guide. LAST RITUALS is a story about exactly that – the rituals involved in witchcraft and religion in medieval Europe but before you go scurrying in the darkest corner to escape, fear not, for this story is not heavy going and fits nicely with the perception many of us have of cold Iceland and what goes on behind dark curtains. Last Rituals. by Yrsa Sigurdardottir. Thora Gudmundsdottir Novels (Book 1) Share your thoughts Complete your review. Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book. Rate it /5(27).

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Her début crime-novel "Last Rituals" published in the US inand the UK in January was translated into English by Bernard Scudder, and is book 1 of the Thóra Gudmundsdóttir series. Yrsa Sigurðardóttir graduated from high-school infinished a in civil Yrsa Sigurðardóttir is an Icelandic writer, of both crime-novels /5.

Last Rituals introduces the character of Thóra Gudmunsdóttir, a recently divorced lawyer and partner in a small firm that specialises in contractual law. Thirty-six-year-old Thóra, mother to son Gylfi, sixteen and six-year-old daughter Sóley has an acrimonious relationship with her ex-husband and children’s father, Hannes.

Two years /5(). Last Rituals: Icelandic Novel of Secret Symbols, Medieval Witchcraft and Modern Murder by internationally acclaimed author Yrsa Sigurdardottir and translated into English by Bernard Scudder will thrill readers with the finely written mystery and more intimate look at a glimpse of Iceland as the background, a country that intrigues but often remains mysterious.5/5(5).

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When wealthy German student Harald Guntlieb is found dead in the history department of his Reykjavik university, his parents are dissatisfied with the police investigation and unconvinced that the drug dealer they have arrested is the actual culprit.

Last Rituals. Yrsa Sigurdardottir. The cover describes this book as follows: “An Icelandic novel of secret symbols, medieval witchcraft, and modern murder.” And it was all of these but it was not as suspenseful and it should or could have been/5(53).

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Yrsa Sigurðardóttir is an Icelandic writer, of both crime-novels and children's fiction. She has been writing since Her début crime-novel "Last Rituals" published in the US inand the UK in January was translated into English by Bernard Scudder, and is book 1 of the Thóra Gudmundsdóttir series.

Yrsa Sigurðardóttir graduated from high-school infinished a in /5. Last Rituals by Yrsa Sigurdardottir,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(K). Last Rituals A Novel of Suspense (Book): Yrsa Sigurðardóttir: At a university in Reykjavík, the body of a young German student is discovered, his eyes cut out and strange symbols carved into his chest.

Police waste no time in making an arrest, but the victim's family isn't convinced that the right man is in custody. They ask Thóra Gudmundsdóttir, an attorney and single mother of two, to. Last Rituals An Icelandic Novel of Secret Symbols, Medieval Witchcraft, and Modern Murder (Book): Yrsa Sigurðardóttir: Baker & TaylorEnlisted by a murder victim's family to discern the truth about who was really responsible, attorney Thóra Guomundsdottir and her new partner, Matthew Reich, journey to a remote corner of Iceland, where they discover that the victim had recently joined a.

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Last Rituals Thora Gudmundsdottir Series, Kindle Book OverDrive Read Adobe EPUB eBook KB; Yrsa Sigurdardottir (Author) Yrsa SigurdardÓttir is an award-winning author of five children's novels and a division manager with one of Iceland's largest engineering firms.

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Last rituals. [Yrsa Sigurðardóttir.] -- A young man is found brutally murdered, and his parents don't share the police's belief that a drug dealer murdered him. they hire Attoney Thora Gudmundsdottir and Matthew Reich to find the truth.At a university in Reykjavík, the body of a young German student is discovered, his eyes cut out and strange symbols carved into his chest.

Police waste no time in making an arrest, but the victim's family isn't convinced that the right man is in custody. They ask Thóra Gudmundsdóttir, an attorney and single mother of two, to investigate.Last Rituals A Novel of Suspense (Book): Yrsa Sigurðardóttir: Attorney Thóra Guomundsdottir and her new partner, Matthew Reich, journey to a remote corner of Iceland to investigate how the murder of a German student may be connected to the victim's interest in witchcraft.