Death ZonesAuthor: Martin Aitken Simon PasternakPublisher: VINTAGECategory: Contemporary Fiction, Crime, Crime Fiction, Military Fiction, World War 2 FictionAge Group: 15+Book Format: Paperback
A shocking murder
Belorussia, 1943. When a General and his wife are found dead, German detective Heinrich Hoffmann is put in charge of the case.
A single clue
There is one witness. A six-year-old girl provides him with an essential lead- a drawing of a bird.
Detective Hoffmann must uncover the truth
Hoffmann soon finds evidence of corruption at the highest levels of the SS. He is determined to catch the killer - but he must trust no one.
Winner of the Danish Crime Book Award
About Simon PasternakSimon Pasternak (Author) Simon Pasternak is a Danish author, screenwriter and publisher living in Copenhagen. He is the co-author of a bestselling crime series with Christian Dorph, and has co-written two feature films including the historical thriller, The Idealist. Death Zones is his first solo novel, for which he drew inspiration from his own family history and Jewish roots in Russia and Eastern Europe. Martin Aitken is the acclaimed translator of numerous novels from Danish, including works by Peter Hoeg, Jussi Adler-Olsen and Pia Juul, and his translations of short stories and poetry have appeared in many literary journals and magazines. In 2012 he was awarded the American-Scandinavian Foundation's Nadia Christensen Translation Prize. Martin Aitken (Translator) Martin Aitken's translations of Scandinavian literature number some 30 books. He was shortlisted for the International DUBLIN Literary Award in 2017, was a finalist at the US National Book Awards in 2018 and received the PEN America Translation Prize in 2019. He lives in Denmark.
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