Yrsa Sigurdardottir’s chillers get better and better. I REMEMBER YOU is a truly creepy combination of haunted house story and modern. I Remember You: A Ghost Story. Yrsa Sigurdardottir, trans. from the Icelandic by Philip Roughton. Minotaur, $ trade paper (p) ISBN. The subtitle of this novel is “a ghost story,” and so it is. I can’t remember when I last read a novel that was so whole-heartedly about ghosts.

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The Loney Andrew Michael Hurley. Our Books See all Books. And like tou, I will try to avoid this book before going to sleep or in stormy nights….

The chapters about the doctor and a detective slowly sorting through evidence make a case for how these disappearances are connected, and each of their chapters ends on a cliffhanger that gets answered in following chapters in such an organic way that it never becomes annoying or tiresome.

I Remember You

Email Facebook Twitter Pinterest. Anyone know what the “true story” was that it was based on? What a bumper month. The crunching noise ydsa resumed, now accompanied by a disgusting, indefinable remembfr. The central plot involve Wavered between 3 and 4 stars. I even loved the ending, which can often be a let-down. Think twice before reading this before bedtime!

Minotaur Books March 25, Language: Return to Book Page. What begins as a routine exfiltration quickly descends into a brutal struggle and the ex-SAS legends will need to use all of their fighting instincts to stay alive.


Admittedly the first time I had a genuine moment of fear was because I was reading it and had forgotten that some of my lights are on a timer and so when they went out I royally jumped out of my skin. But as soon as they arrive, strange things begin to happen. It’s her worst nightmare Yrsa now works as a civil engineer for the company Fjarhitun, as well as being a writer.

Their hobby is giving names to the missing dead. Perfekt aufgebaut und gut durchdacht! Third chapter through middle of book: A movie is done in 2 hours. Sehr spannend und mit gut durchdachter Story! It isn’t too long after arriving when they discover they aren’t alone at all.

Well, I was right about that, but it was frustrating that she was indirectly blamed for certain things, just because she was attractive woman that Freyr or any man could never be expected to resist and not have an affair with.

And then that WTF reaction made me start nitpicking the whole book apart in sigurdardottor head.

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While I am not a very religious person I will say that since I was a youngster ghost stories always appealed to me. Even if it’s maddening to switch stories right when you get to the good stuff. Meanwhile, a middle-aged psychiatrist has moved to the town across the fjord from the abandoned village to escape his failed marriage and the loss of his son, who disappeared without a trace three years earlier.


sivurdardottir Middle of book to final quarter: He turns to psychologist Freyja to help understand the child who hid the message. I recommend reading this late at night, preferably with the wind howling high and loud outside your window and if the lights should flicker, well — don’t be alarmed.

And finally, a strong use of the double narrative.

Meanwhile a man in his sixties siggurdardottir found dead in a gully up on sigurdardotttir wild moorland. This is also perhaps the more difficult storyline to discuss without spoiling, but suffice it to say, Sigurdardottir proves once again just how masterful of a storyteller she is as she weaves this secondary plotline into the primary. But what makes me particularly glad to have read this book is the authenticity that fills its every page.

Book Review – I Remember You by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir

Who moved her, siyurdardottir why? The crunching noise had resumed, now accompanied by a disgusting, indefinable smell. This picture, which was a story on here the other week, and all your giggly responses to it were a highlight in tricky week or two.