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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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The sweetness of life, by Paulus Hochgatterer

The Sweetness of Life Set in an Alpine village in Austria, THE SWEETNESS OF LIFE is more concerned with the lives and thoughts of the inhabitants than with the investigation and impact of the death which occurs at the start … Continue reading

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