The Sinner

  • ISBN: 9781904738251
  • Autor: Hammesfahr Petra
  • Dostępność: Dostępna
  • Wydawnictwo: Bitter Lemon Press
  • Rok wydania: 2008-02-01
    Ilość stron: 344
    Oprawa: miękka
    Format: 128 x 194 mm

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Cora Bender killed a man on a sunny summer afternoon by the lake and in full view of her family and friends. Why? What could have caused this quiet, lovable young mother to stab a stranger in the throat, again and again, until she was pulled off his body? For the local police it was an open-and-shut case. Cora confessed; there was no shortage of witnesses. But Police Commissioner Rudolf Grovian refused to close the file and started his own maverick investigation. So begins the slow unravelling of Cora's past, a harrowing descent into a woman's private hell. Hailed as Germany's Patricia Highsmith for her bittersweet thrillers where the innocence of childhood collides with horrors enacted by adults, Petra Hammesfahr has written a dark, spellbinding novel which stayed at the top of the nation's bestseller list for fifteen months.