Jar City Characters

Arnaldur Indridason
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Erlendur

Erlendur is the protagonist of the novel. He is the lead detective in the case and is a middle aged man in Iceland. Erlendur is a seasoned professional with the police force and is known for being a hard man who always gets his way in the department, a reputation that he greatly enjoys for the freedom it gives him. Despite his reputation of being a stubborn person, Erlendur is skilled at keeping a cool head under stressful situations. Erlendur is able to act calm even while he is interviewing Ellidi, a hardened and violent criminal. Erlendur is very blunt and direct when he talks to people and will not mince his words in order to save people’s feelings. While at work, Erlendur rarely talks about his home life and his coworkers know very little about him. His neighbors also know very little about him since he...

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