The Resource Stasi child, David Young

Stasi child, David Young

Label
Stasi child
Title
Stasi child
Statement of responsibility
David Young
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
East Berlin, 1975 When Oberleutnant Karin Muller is called to investigate a teenage girl's body at the foot of the Wall, she imagines she's seen it all before. But when she arrives she realises this is a death like no other. It seems the girl was trying to escape - but from the West. Muller is a member of the People's Police, but in East Germany her power only stretches so far. The Stasi want her to discover the identity of the girl, but assure her the case is otherwise closed - and strongly discourage her from asking questions. The evidence doesn't add up, and it soon becomes clear the crime scene has been staged. But this is not a regime that tolerates a curious mind, and Muller doesn't realise that the trail she's following will lead her dangerously close to home
Member of
Summary
"1975: When Oberleutnant Karin Muller is called to investigate a teenage girl's body at the foot of the Berlin Wall, she imagines she's seen it all before. But she soon realizes that this is a death like no other before it - the girl was evidently trying to escape from West Berlin. As a member of the People's Police, Muller's power in East Germany only stretches so far. The Ministry for State Security, the Stasi, assures her the case is closed, all they need to know is the girl's name. Yet they strongly discourage her from asking questions. The evidence doesn't add up, and it soon becomes clear the crime scene has been staged. But this regime does not tolerate curious minds, and it takes Mèuller too long to realize that the trail she's been following may lead her dangerously close to home... "--
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
Ellis Peters Historical Dagger Award, 2016
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10545176
Cataloging source
UK-WkNB
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1958-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Young, David
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Karin Muller series
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • MÃ1⁄4ller, Karin
  • Intelligence service
Target audience
adult
Label
Stasi child, David Young
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
408 pages
Isbn
9781785770470
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Stasi child, David Young
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
408 pages
Isbn
9781785770470
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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