The Wolf Children
Hamburg 1947: It is the year of extremes. After a bitterly cold winter of starvation, the bombed city groans under excruciating heat and Chief Inspector Frank Stave is confronted with a new case. In the ruins of a shipyard, the corpse of a boy is found and Stave's hunt for the ki... read full description below.
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||Crime, Thriller & Adventure
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Hamburg 1947: It is the year of extremes. After a bitterly cold winter of starvation, the bombed city groans under excruciating heat and Chief Inspector Frank Stave is confronted with a new case. In the ruins of a shipyard, the corpse of a boy is found and Stave's hunt for the killer leads him into the world of 'wolf children' - orphaned children who have fled from the Occupied Eastern Territories and are now united in gangs. When two more bodies are discovered Stave is under even increasing pressure as he struggles to keep his personal life together too ...
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||'Undoubtedly the most powerful work of crime fiction I have read this year.' -- The Independent 'Vivid and Harrowing.' -- The Sunday Times
Cay Rademacher was born in 1965 in Northern Germany, but lives now in Southern France. He studied history and philosophy in Cologne and Washington, D.C. and is working as a journalist. He is also the author of several thrillers, including the trilogy on 'Oberinspektor' Frank Stave, who is fighting crime in the ruins of British-occupied Hamburg in the 1940s. Mark Meadows is a British actor with extensive theatre, film and TV credits, and is a frequent contributor to plays, musicals, narrations and readings for BBC Radio 3 and Radio 4. He has narrated around 80 audiobook titles and was a nominee for the 2013 Audible Narrator of the Year award. Mark also provided the voice of the ship's computer in Ridley Scott's Prometheus. Audible is a seller and producer of spoken audio entertainment, information, and educational programming on the Internet.