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Deadly Communion : (Liebermann Papers 5)

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A sexual predator is at large on the streets of Imperial Vienna.

The killer is no ordinary 'lust murderer', but rather an entirely new phenomenon, his deviance revealing the darker preoccupations of the age before the First World War.

Detective Inspector Oskar Rheinhardt appeals to his friend, psychoanalyst Dr. Max Liebermann, for assistance. But to understand the killer's behaviour, Liebermann must make a journey into uncharted regions of the human mind, tracking a monster whose modus operandi combines both exquisite precision and savage cruelty.

As the investigation continues, Liebermann and Rheinhardt find themselves drawn into the worlds of art and couture, worlds in which glamorous appearances mask the most sinister of secrets...
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Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 22mm | 245g
  • ARROW BOOKS LTD
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0099519720
  • 9780099519720
  • 253,144

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"It's cleverly done and never dull, with science and folklore neatly woven into a fascinating plot. This, together with well researched and wonderfully imagined period detail, make Deadly Communion a rich and riveting read"
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"It's cleverly done and never dull, with science and folklore neatly woven into a fascinating plot. This, together with well researched and wonderfully imagined period detail, make Deadly Communion a rich and riveting read" * Guardian * "Brilliantly combines the popular with the serious in clever historical thrillers" * Independent * "Confirms his place in the front rank of British thriller writers" * Daily Mail * "Tallis's writing still has the richness of literary fiction ... the reader is taken into the terrifying psyche of a murderer ... Deadly Communion is the most psychologically cohesive of the Max Liebermann outings" * Independent * "An interesting, intelligent and enjoyable read" * www.eurocrime.co.uk *
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About Frank Tallis

Frank Tallis is a writer and clinical psychologist. In 1999 he received a Writers' Award from the Arts Council and in 2000 he won the New London Writers' Award. Mortal Mischief was shortlisted for the Ellis Peters Historical Dagger Award in 2005 and for the prestigious Quais du Polar award in France, 2007. Vienna Blood was published in 2006, Fatal Lies in 2008 and Darkness Rising in 2009, all to great acclaim. Titles in the Liebermann series have been translated into fourteen languages.
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562 ratings
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4 47% (265)
3 25% (141)
2 4% (25)
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