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Author: Jonathan Rabb
Publisher: New York : Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First Picador editionView all editions and formats
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When an executive at the renowned Ufa film studios is found dead floating in his office bathtub, it falls to Nikolai Hoffner, a chief inspector in the Kriminalpolizei, to investigate. Hoffner finds his case taking him beyond the world of film and into the far more treacherous landscape of Berlin's sex and drug trade, the rise of Hitler's Brownshirts (the SA), and the even more astonishing attempts by onetime  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Historical fiction
Mystery fiction
Historical mystery novels
Mystery
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Rabb
ISBN: 9780312429416 031242941X 9780374261948 0374261946
OCLC Number: 754849958
Description: 383 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Jonathan Rabb.

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It is Berlin, 1927. When a studio executive at Ufa - the home of German Cinema - is found dead in his office bathtub, Herr Kriminal Oberkomissar Nikolai Hoffner is determined to uncover the truth  Read more...

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A darkly gripping, intellectually sophisticated new mystery. The Boston Globe Rabb has a gift for capturing the intoxicating -- and toxic -- atmosphere of post-World War I Berlin. . . . His gallery Read more...

 
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