Jar City Summary
Arnaldur Indridason

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Jar City Overview

Jar City, a Nordic Crime Novel Award winner by Arnaldur Indridason, is a murder mystery set in Iceland. The story centers around seasoned detective Erlunder and the mystery of the murder of an elderly man who was accused of raping a young woman many years ago. The novel answers the question of whether or not the sins of the father are indeed visited upon the son.