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Critique of Criminal Reason

Critique of Criminal Reason

Author(s): Michael Gregorio

Location(s): Kaliningrad (Königsberg)

Genre(s): Crime



Hanno Stiffeniis, a rural magistrate, is asked come to Königsberg to solve a series of murders that have caused terror in the city: set against the Napoleonic Wars 1803/4.

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“‘A grimmer-than-Grimm historical fairy tale for grown-ups.’ Andrew Taylor, Independent” A cleverly written book that summons up the mood and atmosphere of a snow-bound Konigsberg in Winter, 1804 admirably.(Alan Mcdonald, Amazon)

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A story in which the location plays as important a role as the rest of your words.

2,500 word maximum, 750 word minimum

Judges include Victoria Hislop and Rosanna Ley

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Prizes total £1,750 / US$2,362 

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