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Author:   Marek Krajewski
ISBN:   978-1-6121-9344-1
Language:   English
Publisher:   Melville International Crime
Year Published:   2014
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"Breslau, 1919: The hideously battered, naked bodies of four sailors are discovered on an island in the River Oder. When Criminal Assistant Eberhard Mock, back from the war, arrives at the scene to investigate, he finds an enigmatic note addressed to him insisting that he admit to past mistakes and become a believer.

As he endeavors to piece together the elements of the brutal crime, Mock combs the brothels and drinking dens of the then still-German city of Breslau and is drawn into an insidious game: it seems that anyone he questions during the course of the investigation is destined to become the next victim.

Meanwhile, Mock uncovers a secret society that has the Criminal Assistant himself clearly in its sights.

Dark, sophisticated, and uncompromising, the distinctive Breslau series has already received broad critical acclaim. Phantoms of Breslau confirms Eberhard Mock as one of the most outrageous and original detectives in crime fiction".

Melville International Crime 2014, 288 pages (soft cover)