Synir duftsins (Sons of the Earth)

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Place: 
Reykjavík
Year: 
1997
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About the book:

The story opens with the suicide of Daniel, a 40 year old patient in a Reykjavík mental hospital. Simultaneously and elderly teacher - a man who had taught Daniel in the 1960s but had only recently begun visiting him at the hospital - burns himself to death. When his brother tries to find out what connected them, he begins to his horror to find evidence of a childhood drug testing programme which went wildly wrong.