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Bridge Of Sighs By Olen Steinhauer

Bridge Of Sighs
by Olen Steinhauer

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When the wealthy state songwriter, Janos Crowder, is found murdered, the case is, surprisingly, assigned to Emil. It's not long before Emil discovers threads that link Crowder's death to very highest levels of the Party. But Emil's choice is simple - between the truth and that of his and Lena's safety.
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Bridge Of Sighs Summary


Bridge Of Sighs by Olen Steinhauer

It's 1948; three years after the Soviets liberated a tiny nation from German occupation. But the ideals of the revolution have dissipated - the Red Army still patrols the rubble-strewn streets of the Capital; everyone is careful to address one another as Comrade. Lawlessness and corruption are the rules of the City. The young homicide inspector Emil Brod, fresh from the police academy, is unprepared for the instant hatred his colleagues appear to have towards him. It seems they believe he is a spy. When the wealthy state songwriter, Janos Crowder, is found murdered, the case is, surprisingly, assigned to Emil. It's not long before Emil discovers threads that link Crowder's death to very highest levels of the Party. Emil's investigations threaten to lead him into more and more danger. And Lena, Crowder's beautiful widow, complicates matters further. But Emil's choice is simple - between the truth and that of his and Lena's safety.

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Bridge Of Sighs Reviews


"Steinhauer's thoughtful and impressive debut... is a welcome addition to wartime ground mapped out by Philip Kerr, Alan Furst and J Robert James" * Guardian *
"Bleak and uncompromising, this powerful novel grips from beginning to end" * Sunday Telegraph *

About Olen Steinhauer


Olen Steinhauer was born in Virginia, USA and studied in Romania on a Fulbright Fellowship. While there, he wrote The Bridge of Sighs, his acclaimed first novel. He now lives in Budapest.

Additional information

GOR001403040
Bridge Of Sighs by Olen Steinhauer
Olen Steinhauer
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Cornerstone
2004-06-03
288
0099451980
9780099451983
N/A
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