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The Inspector Barlach Mysteries: The Judge and His Hangman and Suspicion

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The Inspector Barlach Mysteries: "The Judge and His Hangman" and "Suspicion" - Durrenmatt, Friedrich, and Agee, Joel (Translated by), and Birkerts, Sven (Foreword by)
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This volume offers bracing new translations of two precursors to the modern detective novel by Friedrich Drrenmatt' whose genre - bending mysteries recall the work of Alain Robbe - Grillet and anticipate the postmodern fictions of Paul Auster and other contemporary neo - noir novelists. Both mysteries follow Inspector Barlach as he moves through worlds in which the distinction between crime and justice seems to have vanished. In The Judge and His Hangman' Barlach forgoes the arrest of a murderer in order to manipulate him ...

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The Inspector Barlach Mysteries: The Judge and His Hangman and Suspicion 2010, ReadHowYouWant.com Ltd, Richmond, BC

ISBN-13: 9781459606098

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The Inspector Barlach Mysteries: "The Judge and His Hangman" and "Suspicion" 2006, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226174440

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