Gerhard Self is a lawyer turned private investigator who's brought in to find out the person behind a series of computer frauds at Rhineland Chemical Works. He is of an age where computers are still something of a mystery, but as the threat of a major chlorine leak increases Self must employ all his skill to find the perpetrator before a catastrophe occurs. Beneath this plot Schlink works through the meaning of the Nazi past in a bourgeois democratic Germany. As a former Nazi prosecutor Gerhard Self is a wonderful literary ...

Self's Punishment 2005, Vintage Crime/Black Lizard, New York, NY

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Self's Punishment 2004, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London

ISBN-13: 9780297849094

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