Silence of the Grave Setting

Arnaldur Indridason
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Margrét’s House

Margrét’s house is the setting for the majority of the flashbacks. This is where Margrét and her children live most of their lives and where Grímur’s abuse occurs. Grímur also stores most of the smuggled American goods in his home and is arrested there because of it. Despite the misery that occurs here, the house also carries a sense of hope since it is where Dave meets and woos Margrét.

The Millenium Quarter

The Millenium Quarter is the place where the skeleton is found. The Millenium Quarter used to be a rural part of Iceland, but growth in Reykjavik has turned it into a suburb. The area symbolizes how Iceland is changing from a rural country to a bustling urban nation. Skarphédinn’s dig occurs here and Erlendur finds Mikkelína visiting her mother’s redcurrant bushes...

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