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Phantoms of Breslau

Phantoms of Breslau

Breslau, 1919: the hideously battered, naked bodies of four sailors are discovered on an island in the River Oder. As he pieces together the elements of this brutal crime, Criminal Assistant Mock combs the brothels and drinking dens of Breslau and is drawn into an insidious game: it seems that anyone he questions during the course of the investigation is destined to become the next victim. At the same time, he is haunted by appalling nightmares; only nights spent drinking and carousing can keep his demons at bay.

Dark, sophisticated and uncompromising, the distinctive Breslau series has already received broad critical acclaim. Phantoms of Breslau confirms Eberhard Mock as the most outrageous and original detective in crime fiction.
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

On Sale: 29th July 2010

Price: £9.99

ISBN-13: 9781849168472


'Juicy and macabre, this is a book that will make a lasting impression' Zoe Strimpel, City A.M.
City AM
'Krajewski has Mankell's sharp eye for detail, but he has, too, a more sophisticated frame of reference that may intrigue fans of Umberto Eco and Boris Akunin' Henry Hitchings, Financial Times.
Financial Time
'Krajewski disinters this buried metropolis like a fictional archaeologist ... Breslau 1919 lives again' Boyd Tonkin, Independent.