Crime best list in July: Big brain fun

1. Guillermo Martinez - The case of Alice in Wonderland placement in the previous month: 4 Oxford, 1994. Turmoil in the Lewis-Carroll-brotherhood: PhD stu

Crime best list in July: Big brain fun

1.

Guillermo Martinez - The case of Alice in Wonderland
placement in the previous month: 4

Oxford, 1994. Turmoil in the Lewis-Carroll-brotherhood: PhD student, Kristen has a note on the missing journal page from June, 1863, which could give information about Carroll's true relationship to Alice. Quite a hot topic. Suicide attacks are becoming more frequent. Intoxicating meta-crime, big-brain fun.
From Spanish by Angelica Ammar. Eichborn, 320 Pages, 16 Euros.

2.

Hideo Yokoyama - 50
placement in the previous month: /

Japan, "Prefecture of W". The respected police officer, Kaji killed his Alzheimer's diseased wife, at her request, and two days later. The police, the judiciary and the press want to crack the Confessed What he did after the murder in a Tokyo red-light district? Poignant Drama about rules, decency, shame.
from the Japanese by Nora Bartels. Atrium, 352 Pages, 22 Euros.

3.

Sara Paretsky - Legacy
placement in the previous month: 1

Lawrence, Kansas. Vic Warshawski is supposed to look only, where a young filmmaker and an old actress remained. At the site of her disappearance stumbles Vic over dead bodies, fights with the Sheriff and the Army, the Showdown in the rocket silo. Not only Lee Child is delighted.
from the English by Laudan and Szelinski. Ariadne in the Argument publishing, 544 pages, 24 Euro.

4.

Zoë Beck - Paradise City
placement in the previous month: /

Germany in 100 years. The North, under water, health App KOS wakes up, almost all of them are satisfied. Only Liina and colleagues to resist, you are working for the "truth of the press". When a colleague is murdered. To be healthy or to be free? Burning questions, to Cheer the team on.
Stanford University press, 280 pages, 10 euros.

5.

Emma Viskic - No Sound - the silence of The Todesl
placement in the previous month: 2

Melbourne, "Resurrection Bay". Viskic is a Clarinetist, her private investigator Caleb Zelic deaf almost. Lip reading and emotion analysis go well, attacks from the rear are quite bad. The bloody death of an auxiliary investigator grows to trust disaster, in the end Caleb is almost completely alone.
From the English by Ulrike Brauns. Piper, 286 Pages, 15 Euro.

6.

Angie Kim - Miracle Creek
placement in the previous month: /

"Miracle Creek," Virginia. When a fire in a pressure chamber for oxygen therapy, and operated by a Korean migrant family, kill two people, four are seriously injured. Courtroom drama, immigration novel, the milieu study on mothers of disabled children. Clever, twist-rich debut.
From the English by Marieke Heimburger. Hans Blue, 510 Pages, 22 Euros.

7.

Benjamin Whitmer - escape
placement in the previous month: /

Old Lonesome, Colorado. A town, a country, a city, everything is like in the high-security prison, from the new year's eve 1968, twelve men are on the loose. The Director takes this as a Declaration of war, and surrounded, bombarded, shoots. Black study on the state of exception: naked state violence.
From the English version of Alf Mayer. Polar, 408 Pages, 22 Euros.

8.

Philip Kerr - Trojan horses
placement in the previous month: /

Berlin, Athens 1957. Munich re serves as a Bernie Gunther as a claims adjustor. At the Greek coast a ship sank, with the gold treasure on Board, the Nazis robbed the Jews of Thessaloniki. In Rome, the EEC is constructed, while old Nazis mend their nets.
from the English by Axel Merz. Wunderlich, 492 Pages, 24 Euro.

9.

Felix Weber - dust to dust
placement in the previous month: /

the Netherlands in 1949. Resistance fighters Siem Coburg wants to know how the disabled Boy who saved his life, was killed. The monks of Sint Norbertus, where he was taken care of, silence, the whole country freezes, and is silent. What is a life? Fasting, mourning, full of: war office post.
From the Dutch by Simone Schroth. Penguin, 400 Pages, 15 Euro.

10.

Nicholas Shakespeare - Boomerang
placement in the month-on-month: 7

Updated Date: 05 July 2020, 10:20

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