Blogs in April 2014

Munich Airport 20th April 2014

An American expat in London, about to enter a meeting, takes a phone call. The caller is a German policewoman. The news she has to convey is almost incomprehensible: the man’s sister, Miriam, has been found dead in her...

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Straight into Darkness 1st January 1970

In 1920s Munich, homicide detective Axel Berg is called to the scene of a grisly homicide, the victim being a young society wife. Soon, a second body is uncovered: the discovery of a third indicates that Berg is dealing...

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The Book Thief 1st January 1970

Nine-year-old Liesel lives with her foster family on Himmel Street in Molching, a fictional village just outside non-ficitonal Munich, during the dark days of the Third Reich. Her Communist parents have been transported to a concentration camp, and during...

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The One from the Other 1st January 1970

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Not Dead Enough (Roy Grace 3) 1st January 1970

Not Dead Enough marks another welcome appearance for the author’s quirkily characterised policeman Roy Grace (who we’ve already met in Dead Simple and Looking Good Dead). Here, Grace is investigating the bizarre slaying of a member of Brighton’s social...

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