Sandstone Press

The Fatherland Files by Volker Kutscher

RRP: £8.99
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781912240562
Publication Date: 09/05/2019
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The Fatherland Files

Volker Kutscher

July 1932. When a drowned man is found in a freight elevator in Haus Vaterland, the giant pleasure palace on Potsdamer Platz, Inspector Gereon Rath is called in to investigate. It’s not that Rath hasn’t problems enough. His hunt for a mysterious contract killer has been stalled for weeks, and his on-off lover, Charlotte Ritter, has just begun her probationary year with Berlin CID. The corpse in Haus Vaterland looks to be part of a series of murders whose trail leads eastwards to the Polish border - and beyond.

Volker Kutscher

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Volker Kutscher was born in 1962. He studied German, Philosophy and History, and worked as a newspaper editor prior to writing his first detective novel. Babylon Berlin, the start of an...

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‘A mystery full of twists and surprises and a classic detective you will root for all the way to the last page. Masterful.’
-Michael Ridpath, author of Traitor’s Gate

‘The body count steadily mounts in Rath’s mostcomplicated case to date.’
-Paul French, author of Midnight in Peking

‘The Fatherland Files is a first-rate historical thriller and Gereon Rath is one of the most intriguing detectives in fiction.’
-Paul Burke, NB Magazine

‘Highly recommended.’
-Crime Time