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The Wolf Children

The Wolf Children

Book Two of the Inspector Frank Stave german detective trilogy set in post-WWII Hamburg

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ISBN 9781910050989
Published 21 February 2017
Format Paperback
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Language English (translated from: German)
Author(s) By Rademacher, Cay
Translated by Millar, Peter
Series Inspector Frank Stave (part: 2)
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Full details for this title

ISBN-13 9781910050989
ISBN-10 1910050989
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
Publisher unlisted
Imprint Arcadia Books
Publication Date 21 February 2017
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Language English
Translated from German
Author(s) By Rademacher, Cay
Translated by Millar, Peter
Series Inspector Frank Stave (part: 2)
Category Crime & Mystery Fiction
Number of Pages 300
Dimensions Width: 130mm
Height: 195mm
Spine: 23mm
Weight 293g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Crime, Thriller & Adventure
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 833.92
Catalogue Code 877400

Description of this Book

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 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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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review 'Undoubtedly the most powerful work of crime fiction I have read this year' Independent; 'Vivid and harrowing' Sunday Times
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Cay Rademacher was born in 1965 and studied Anglo-American history, ancient history, and philosophy in Cologne and Washington. He has been an editor at Geo since 1999, and was instrumental in setting up renowned history magazine Geo-Epoche. The Murderer in Ruins is the first novel in the Inspector Stave series;The Wolf Murderer and The Forger have also been published by Arcadia Books. He now lives in France with his wife and children, where his new crime series is set.

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