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Aska (2007)

by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir(Favorite Author)
3.63 of 5 Votes: 4
997978928X (ISBN13: 9789979789284)
Þóra Guðmundsdóttir
review 1: Slightly inferior than the first two books of the series. It spends a lot of time wondering around, I found myself wishing it would get to the point a couple of times. Also, the translation didn't help, as it was translated to portuguese from english and the edition is terrible, a lot of ponctuation errors. But the story is very good and there's a great twist at the end. I like the Pora (Thora) character a lot and get very annoyed by her son Gylfi. On overall I like Yrsa Sigurðardóttir's writting style and this one is a nice book.
review 2: Reading a lot of Scandinavians and enjoying them all, but the male characters mostly run together after awhile. So lawyer Thora Gudmundsdottir is a nice surprise. Started with Book 3, now will go back to beginning. I s
... moreuppose I relate to her more as a single, working mother - but I also like her wry, offhanded remarks, just like I'm listening to one of my clever friends. Interesting location, intricate plot, and an ending I did NOT see coming - all of which made this a hard-to-put-down, very satisfying read. less
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Good plot. Enjoyable writing. One of the better crime stories I read recently.
Not impressed. Not nearly in the ranks of Hoeg, Larsson or Meyer.
Loved thid book! Full of twists and turns.
Loved the twist at the end.
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