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The other novels so far translated are always “something something Amazing, dark and brutal. In this case, multicultural Lwow is described and contrasted both with Breslau and with Kattowitz Katowice in the months just before WWII started, yet after the Nazis had taken over Germany.
I have read 3 of them in Ukrainian and the lateast one -Rzeki Hadesy – in Polish. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.
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Explore the Home Gift Guide. Amazon Music Golwa millions of songs. As with the other three books in this series — Death in Breslau, The End of the World in Breslau, The Phantoms of Breslau — the crimes are intriguing but even more so is the atmosphere, best voiced in the thoughts of Popielski’s cousin Leokadia: Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. This is another great example, although Ebi himself is not “on stage” as often as in the other 3 books minotaaura the series I’ve read.
The crimes in this novel are ghoulish and grotesque, but even so, Mock and Popielski seem to find time to satisfy their own lustful appetites along the way; beneath their respectful exteriors, they are much like many of the seedier characters who populate this novel — brutal, often boorish and uncouth — minotauda on the right side of the law.
Nowhere is immune to darkness, perversion, and the evil that lurks in men’s souls, however. Ai, it was a lot to take in. This was quite a slog at first; the pacing was slow, minoaura were many characters to keep straight, and the Polish names were challenging to remember.
It’s worth a read, especially if you like a book that politely keeps its distance, for fear it’ll pull you in and bury you in its bog of a plot. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Jednak tym razem Mock glowq zaskoczy.
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There’s a problem loading this menu right now. May 06, Anna rated it really liked it Shelves: It also begins an alliance between Mock and Popielski in a case that will bring Popielski to the edge of his very sanity, as “Like Theseus,” he enters the labyrinth. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Unfortunately a little bit predictable and not so brilliant as Krajewski’s earlier works. Starts off well and has an unusual set-up, but quickly turns into a series of gruesome scenes with unsympathetic characters. This is my fourth Eberhard Mock book, though in truth, this book is really only half about Mock the other half being about Mock’s colleague, a Polish police officer in the city of Lwow what is now Lviv in the Ukraine. There was this atmosphere about the story, where it takes you from a slummy tavern full of criminals to the highest class of policing, two sides of the coin, and all the Latin and international ties AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.
As usual with th I like the Eberhard Mock series a lot. Definitely not for everyone’s tastes, The Minotaur’s Head and for that matter the previous three novels in the series will probably appeal to people who are seasoned noir readers — these books offer noir in its darkest connotation, in spots leaning toward the grotesque and surreal. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Aug 22, Goska A rated it it was amazing Shelves: Aug 02, Barbara rated it really liked it Shelves: I abandoned this bk.
Be the first to review this item Would you like to tell us about a lower price? When Captain Eberhard Mock is called from his New Year’s Eve revelries to attend a particularly grisly crime scene, his notoriously robust stomach is turned.
In short, it’s just my kind of read. Not bad crime story, perfect for lazy summer days.
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Piotr rated it liked it Nov 12, Introduction of a superb new character, Popielski. Lists with This Book. In Lvov he joins the ongoing investigation conducted by Commissioner Popielksi, a fellow classicist who relies on a highly unorthodox method of deduction.
After he phones gllwa police there, Popielski reveals to his staff that the crime described by Mock “looks minotauga the case of the Minotaur,” a case that has remain unsolved for the last two years, when two girls met the same fate as the young woman in Breslau.
A young girl–and suspected spy–who arrived by train from France just days before, has been found dead mibotaura her hotel room, the flesh I like the Eberhard Mock series a lot. I’d recommend this novel to fans of old-fashioned noir mysteries with a heavy dose of human depravity.
I dived in expecting a murder mystery investigation, and what I got was mainly a dissection of the lives of the various people involved in the investigation. A young girl–and suspected spy–who arrived by train from France just days before, has been found dead in her hotel room, the flesh torn gloa her cheek by her assailant’s teeth.
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