Gerhard Self, the dour private detective, returns in this riveting crime novel about terrorism, governmental cover-up, and the treacherous waters where they mix.Leo Salger, the daughter of a powerful Bonn bureaucrat, is missing, and Self has been hired to find her. His investigation initially leads him to a psych ward at a local hospital, where he is made to believe ...
Hailed for its coiled eroticism and the moral claims it makes upon the reader, this mesmerizing novel--and soon-to-be motion picture--tells a story of love and secrets, horror and compassion, unfolding against the haunted landscape of postwar Germany. (Literary Fiction)
The film stars Ralph Fiennes and Kate Winslet and is directed by Stephen Daldry. The release date is currently quoted as 12th December 2008.
Hailed for its coiled eroticism and the moral claims it makes upon the listener, this mesmerizing audiobook--and soon-to-be motion picture--is a story of love and secrets, horror and compassion, unfolding against the haunted landscape of postwar Germany.
Gerhard Self, the seventy-something, sambuca-drinking, Sweet-Afton smoking sleuth returns in a riveting new mystery about money-laundering, murder, and mafiosi.Despite his failing health and his girlfriend's pleading, Gerhard Self won't stop doing what he does best—investigating. And his most recent case is one of the most intriguing of his career. Herr Welker desperately wants to write a history of his bank, ...
Growing up with his mother in Germany, Peter Debauer knows little about his father, an apparent victim of the Second World War. But when he stumbles upon a few pages from a long-lost novel, Peter embarks on a quest that leads him across Europe to the United States, chasing fragments of a story within a story and a master of ...
Japanese edition of Der Vorlester or The Reader, winner of the Fisk Fiction Prize. A young man tries to make sense of human fallacies and the shame felt by the people connected to the Holocaust in postwar Germany. Distributed by Tsai Fong Books, Inc.
The six essays that make up this compelling book explore the phenomenon of guilt and how it attaches to a whole society, not just to individual perpetrators. Essential reading for anyone wanting to understand how events of the past can affect a nation's future.
After 24 years, Jorg, a convicted murderer and terrorist, has been released from prison. The announcement of his pardon sends shock waves throughout the country, but before the announcement, his friends gather for his first weekend of freedom.
For use in schools and libraries only. At age fifteen, Michael Berg falls in love with a woman who disappears. While observing a trial as a law student years later, he is shocked to discover the same woman as the defendant in a horrible crime.