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The Inspector Barlach Mysteries: The Judge and His Hangman and Suspicion
The Inspector Barlach Mysteries The Judge and His Hangman and Suspicion
Author: Friedrich Durrenmatt
This volume offers bracing new translations of two precursors to the modern detective novel by Friedrich Dürrenmatt, whose genre-bending mysteries recall the work of Alain Robbe-Grillet and anticipate the postmodern fictions of Paul Auster and other contemporary neo-noir novelists. Both mysteries follow Inspector Barlach as he moves through worl...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780226174440
ISBN-10: 0226174441
Publication Date: 11/1/2006
Pages: 208
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Publisher: University Of Chicago Press
Book Type: Paperback
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Don't judge a book by it's cover! The first story made me laugh a few times. Neither of these stories is scary. They're suspenseful. I wasn't even close to guessing the endings until the last few pages, and even then, there's a twist! Loved this book!


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