Reykjavik Confessions, The: The Incredible True Story of Iceland’s Most Notorious Murder Case

Simon Cox

Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Ebury Publishing

Published: 22-03-2018


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SKU: 9781785942884



BASED ON THE CELEBRATED BBC NEWS INVESTIGATION’gripping and bitingly cold… full of fine detail and outrage’ – Sunday Times’Gripping’ – Evening Standard A true story of false memories.’Over decades and decades in Iceland people have gone missing without anyone finding anything out. They just sort of disappear…’In 1974, 18-year-old Gudmundur disappears after a boozy night in a fishing town near Reykjavik. Eleven months later Geirfinnur, a quiet family man, goes missing from Keflavik harbour in the southwest of Iceland after being summoned by a mysterious phone call from home. Both men are eventually presumed dead, but their bodies are never found.This quiet island is in an uproar – two disappearances with no forensics, no leads, no clue what has happened. Soon, the vanishings set in motion an almost surreal series of events, a remarkable tale of corruption, forced confession, false memory and madness that stretches over 40 years.Based on author Simon Cox’s celebrated BBC News investigation, The Reykjavik Confessions is a chilling journey of discovery into a dark corner of Icelandic history, and a riveting true-crime thriller that will have you gripped until the very last page.

Additional information

Weight 0.23 kg
Dimensions 20 × 126 × 198 mm
Page Count 320