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The Sweetness of Life

The Sweetness of Life

Author(s): Paulus Hochgatterer

Location(s): Austrian Alps

Genre(s): Crime

Era(s): Modern



The author is a child psychologist and the psychological insights in this novel are terrific. The death is that of an elderly grandfather, who is playing ludo with his granddaughter when the doorbell rings. The Grandfather goes out but does not return: the girl goes to look for him and finds him dead in the snow, murdered.

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