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Icelandic Author Wins ISK 20 Million Prize

Icelandic author Arnaldur Indriðason won Spain’s RBA International Prize for Crime Writing for his book Skuggasund which will be released in both Icelandic and Spanish on November 1, as announced this morning.

arnaldurindridason_forlagidPhoto: Forlagið.

The prize is worth ISK 20 million (USD 165,000, EUR 124,000).A total of 183 manuscripts were in the running for the prize, ruv.is reports.

Arnaldur has published 16 books, one per year since his first book Synir duftsins was released in 1997.

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