Detective Erlendur series
The Inspector Erlendur Series is a popular murder mystery series featuring Reykjavik detective Erlendur Sveinsson. Written by Icelandic author Arnaldur Indriðason, the series is published in the U.S. by Minotaur Press and consists of more than a dozen novels. Mýrin (Jar City), the third book in the series, was the first to be translated into English. Mýrin was also adapted as a 2006 film entitled Jar City, starring Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson as Erlendur.Note: Reykjavik Nights, while written later, is a prequel to the Inspector Erlendur series (#0).
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