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Ashes to dust / Yrsa Sigurdardottir ; translated from the Icelandic by Philip Roughton.


  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9781250004932 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 1250004934 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 9780312641740 (paperback)
  • ISBN: 0312641745 (paperback)
  • ISBN: 9781250008237 (e-book)
  • ISBN: 1250008239 (e-book)
  • Description: 360 p. ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: 1st U.S. ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Minotaur Books/Thomas Dunne Books, 2012, c2010.

Available copies

  • 6 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).

Current holds

2 current holds with 9 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Beverly Main Adult Fiction Fiction/ Sigurdardottir (Text to phone) Available -
Gloucester Adult Mystery MYSTERY/ Yrsa Sigurdardottir (Text to phone) Available -
Lynnfield Adult Mysteries Mystery / Sigurdardottir (Text to phone) Checked out 10/25/2014
Marblehead Adult Display Wall FICTION YRSA SIGURDARDOTTIR 2012 (Text to phone) Checked out 11/03/2014
Revere Adult Fiction FIC/S (Text to phone) Available -
Saugus Adult Fiction FIC Sigurdardottir (Text to phone) Available -
Stoneham Adult Fiction FIC Sigurdardottir (Text to phone) Available -
Wakefield Adult Fiction (Lower Level) FICTION Yrsa, S. (Text to phone) In transit -
Wakefield Adult Fiction (Lower Level) FICTION Yrsa, S. (Text to phone) Available -

Content descriptions

General Note: Translation of: Aska.
"Originally published in Great Britain in 2010 by Hodder & Stoughton"--T.p. verso.
Summary: "Named One of the Year's Top Ten Crime Books in the UK... A Masterwork of Suspense from "Iceland's Crime Queen" (The Scotsman) In 1973, a volcanic eruption buried an entire Icelandic village in lava and ash. Now this macabre tourist attraction proves deadly once again--when the discovery of fresh bodies casts a shadow of suspicion onto Markus Magnusson, a man accused of killing his childhood sweetheart. His attorney Thora Gudmundsdottir finds that her client has a most inventive story to tell. But the locals seem oddly reluctant to back him up... Filled with unforgettable characters, unexpected twists, and superb psychological suspense, Ashes to Dust is a superlative thriller from an acclaimed master of Nordic fiction"-- Provided by publisher.

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