The Resource Babylon Berlin, Volker Kutscher ; [translation, Niall Sellar]

Babylon Berlin, Volker Kutscher ; [translation, Niall Sellar]

Label
Babylon Berlin
Title
Babylon Berlin
Statement of responsibility
Volker Kutscher ; [translation, Niall Sellar]
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Language
eng
Summary
Berlin, 1929. Detective Inspector Rath, was a successful career officer in the Cologne Homicide Division before a shooting incident in which he inadvertently killed a man. He has been transferred to the Vice Squad in Berlin, a job he detests, even though he finds a new friend in his boss, Chief Inspector Wolter. There is seething unrest in the city and the Commissioner of Police has ordered the Vice Squad to ruthlessly enforce the ban on May Day demonstrations. The result is catastrophic with many dead and injured, and a state of emergency is declared in the Communist strongholds of the city. When a car is hauled out of Berlin's Landwehr Canal with a mutilated corpse inside the Commissioner decides to use this mystery to divert the attention of press and public from the casualties of the demonstrations. The biggest problem is that the corpse cannot be identified
Member of
Summary
1929: When a car is hauled out of the Landwehr Canal with a mutilated corpse inside, Detective Inspector Gereon Rath claims the case. Soon his inquiries drag him ever deeper into the morass of Weimar Berlin's 'Roaring Twenties' underworld of cocaine, prostitution, gunrunning and shady politics.
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10638234
Cataloging source
SALS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kutscher, Volker
Dewey number
833/.92
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the German
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1984-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Sellar, Niall
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Gereon Rath novels
Series volume
0001
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  • Detectives
  • Murder
  • Berlin (Germany)
  • Berlin (Germany)
Target audience
adult
Label
Babylon Berlin, Volker Kutscher ; [translation, Niall Sellar]
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Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
518 pages
Isbn
9781760527921
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Babylon Berlin, Volker Kutscher ; [translation, Niall Sellar]
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
518 pages
Isbn
9781760527921
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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