The Bridge of Sighs

The Bridge of Sighs

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It's 1948, three years after the Russians "liberated" the nation from German occupation. The ideals of the revolution are but memories. Twenty-two year old Detective Emil Brod finally gets his chance to serve his country, investigating murder for the People's Militia. The first victim is a state songwriter, but the facts point to a political motive. Emil wants to investigate further, but his colleagues in Homicide remain silent: He is on his own in this new, dangerous world. The Bridge Of Sighs launches, the politically volatile terrain of Eastern Eurpoe in the second half of the twentieth century.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 142.24 x 215.9 x 27.94mm | 317.51g
  • St Martin's Press
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0312326017
  • 9780312326012
  • 105,384

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A novel of intense vitality... Lots of humor, lots of threads and an ever-deepening mystery that is unique and a fine start for a very promising new author. "J. Robert Janes, author of Dollmaker""

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About Olen Steinhauer

Olen Steinhauer's widely acclaimed Eastern European crime series, which he was inspired to write while on a Fulbright fellowship, is a two-time Edgar Award finalist and has been shortlisted for the Anthony, the Macavity, the Ellis Peters Historical Dagger, and the Barry awards. The series includes "36 Yalta Boulevard, The Confession, Liberation Movements," and "Victory Square." Steinhauer is also the author of the bestselling Milo Weaver series, including "The Nearest Exit" and "The Tourist." Raised in Virginia, Steinhauer lives with his family in Budapest, Hungary.

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