Goldstein - A Gereon Rath Mystery (Paperback)Volker Kutscher (author)
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Berlin, 1931. A power struggle is taking place in Berlin's underworld. The American gangster Abraham Goldstein is in residence at the Hotel Excelsior. As a favour to the FBI, the police put him under surveillance with Detective Gereon Rath on the job. As Rath grows bored and takes on a private case for his seedy pal Johann Marlow, he soon finds himself in the middle of a Berlin street war. Meanwhile Rath's on-off girlfriend, Charly, lets a young woman she is interrogating escape, and soon her investigations cross Rath's from the other side. Berlin is a divided city where two worlds are about to collide: the world of the American gangster and the expanding world of Nazism.
Publisher: Sandstone Press Ltd
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 371 g
Dimensions: 196 x 130 x 35 mm
Splendid and chilling... This is as good as Philip Kerr's Bernie Gunther series.* Crime Time *
'Even better than the first two... a strong storyline, set against an increasing buildup in 1930s Berlin between Nazi and communist factions.'* The Journal of the Law Society of Scotland *
'Volker Kutscher's books following Detective Inspector Gereon Rath through Berlin are gripping thrillers set against a wonderfully evoked background of Germany in the dying days of the Weimar Republic.'* The New European *
Tough, gritty and altogether superb, Goldstein is a worthy addition to the addictive Gereon Rath series.* William Ryan, author of The Constant Soldier *
Horrible history indeed, but this is a fascinating novel.* Literary Review *
Wonderfully atmospheric.* The Sunday Times *
Noir of exceptional quality... Truly entertaining and deliciously dark novel. Full marks to Sandstone Press for recognising the quality of the German original and getting the novels translated.* Nudge-Book *
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