Monday, June 24, 2013

Winner of the Blóðdropinn for Best Icelandic Crime Novel Announced

Mystery, Suspense and Thriller Book Awards

The Reykjavik City Library has announced that the thriller Húsið (The House) by Stefán Máni is the winner of the 2013 Blóðdropinn — Blood Drop Award — for best crime novel of the year. The book will go on to represent Iceland in the annual Glass Key Award competition, which selects the best crime novel written by a Nordic author.

This is Máni's second Blóðdropinn; he won the inaugural award in 2007 for his novel Skipið.

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