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Author Schenkel, Andrea Maria.

Title The Murder Farm / Andrea Maria Schenkel ; [translated from the German by Anthea Bell].

Publication Info. New York : Quercus, 2014.

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Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Ida PL Adult Mystery Fiction - IPLY-11  FIC M SCH    AVAILABLE
 Mokena Community PL Adult Fiction - MKBB-1  SCHENKEL A    AVAILABLE
 Moline PL Adult Mystery - MPLG-6  MYS SCH    AVAILABLE
 Morris Area PL Adult Fiction - MRBB-3  F SCHENKEL A    AVAILABLE
 Reddick Lib Adult Fiction - RLBB-3  F SCH    AVAILABLE
 Sandwich PLD Adult Fiction - SABB-4  FIC SCHENKEL    AVAILABLE
Description 168 pages ; 22 cm
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Note "Originally published in Germany as Tannöd by Edition Nautilus in 2006"-- Title page verso.
Summary "A whole family has been brutally murdered with a pickaxe at their remote farm home, now dubbed "The Murder Farm". The newspapers are full of stories and rumors about the sensational case, but the police have no firm leads an little sense of how to find the killer. The reader learns about the case when a former resident of the village returns home to collect evidence and attempt a solution to the case. Written as a collage of first-person recollections and third-person narrative, and based on the true story of an unsolved rural murder that took place in 1922 in Bavaria, [the author's] internationally bestselling, award-winning debut has been compared to Truman Capote's In Cold Blood. It is an unforgettable detective story in which police, journalists, and narrator alike are confounded until the novel's shattering conclusion."-- From dust jacket flap.
Subject Mass murder investigation -- Germany -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Detective and mystery stories.
Added Author Bell, Anthea, translator.
Added Title Tannöd. English
ISBN 1623651670
9781623651671

 
    
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