Category Archives: Switzerland

A Jew Must Die by Jacques Chessex

Chessex, Jacques – ‘A Jew Must Die’ (translated by W Donald Wilson) Paperback: 92 pages (Feb. 2010) Publisher: Bitter Lemon Press ISBN: 1904738516 In a small rural town in Switzerland, people are usually more concerned about the quality of the … Continue reading

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Thumbprint, by Friedrich Glauser

  Thumbprint Translated by Mike Martin. Thumbprint is the first novel in a series written in the 1930s by Friedrich Glauser; a series so influential that Germany‚Äôs main crime-fiction award is the Glauser prize. The novel is a highly readable … Continue reading

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