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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2001; US$ 13.95
Hailed for its coiled eroticism and the moral claims it makes upon the reader, this mesmerizing novel is a story of love and secrets, horror and compassion, unfolding against the haunted landscape of postwar Germany. When he falls ill on his way home from school, fifteen-year-old Michael Berg is rescued by Hanna, a woman twice his age. In time she... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 14.95
Growing up with his mother in Germany, Peter Debauer knows little about his father, an apparent victim of the Second World War. But when he stumbles upon a few pages from a long-lost novel, Peter embarks on a quest that leads him across Europe to the United States, chasing fragments of a story within a story and a master of disguises who may or may... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 15.00
Bernhard Schlink brings to these seven superbly crafted stories the same sleek concision and moral acuity that made The Reader an international bestseller. His characters?men with importunate appetites and unfortunate habits of deception?are uneasily suspended between the desire for love and the impulse toward flight. A young boy?s fascination with... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 15.00
Gerhard Self, the seventy-something, sambuca-drinking, Sweet-Afton smoking sleuth returns in a riveting new mystery about money-laundering, murder, and mafiosi. Despite his failing health and his girlfriend's pleading, Gerhard Self won't stop doing what he does best?investigating. And his most recent case is one of the most intriguing of his career.... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.00
Gerhard Self, the dour private detective, returns in this riveting crime novel about terrorism, governmental cover-up, and the treacherous waters where they mix. Leo Salger, the daughter of a powerful Bonn bureaucrat, is missing, and Self has been hired to find her. His investigation initially leads him to a psych ward at a local hospital, where he... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 15.95
A classic noir thriller about love and deception from the bestselling author of The Reader . Georg Polger ekes out a lonely living as a freelance translator in the south of France, until he is approached by a certain Mr. Bulnakov, who has a intriguing proposition: Georg is to take over a local translation agency and finish a project left by the... more...
- Orion 2011; US$ 9.99
The author of THE READER returns with another thrilling case for sleuth Gerhard Self. PI Gerhard Self is lured out of retirement by a seemingly straightforward assignment: to find the former sleeping partner at Welker & Welker, a prestigious private bank. But the case soon throws up many more questions than answers, and Self finds himself embroiled... more...
- Orion 2011; US$ 10.99
An exceptionally powerful novel exploring the themes of betrayal, guilt and memory against the background of the Holocaust. An international bestseller. For 15-year-old Michael Berg, a chance meeting with an older woman leads to far more than he ever imagined. The woman in question is Hanna, and before long they embark on a passionate, clandestine... more...
- Orion 2011; US$ 10.99
'Perfectly crafted, intricate and haunting stories' from the bestselling author of THE READER. A mesmeric collection of stories about love. In his characteristically unsentimental, elegant and spare prose, Schlink unveils characters and relationships haunted by betrayal and guilt, in situations where self-examination is inescapable. FLIGHTS... more...
- Orion 2011; US$ 9.99
The second novel in the bestselling Gerhard Self detective series, from the author of The Reader In Self's Deception, private investigator Gerhard Self receives a request to track down the daughter of Herr Salger, the Assistant Secretary of Bonn, who's been absent from her translation classes at the university. Repelled by the pomposity of the... more...