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22%OFFBarbara Nadel - Belshazzar´s Daughter (Inspector Ikmen Mystery 1): A compelling crime thriller not to be missed - 9780747262176 - V9780747262176
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Belshazzar´s Daughter (Inspector Ikmen Mystery 1): A compelling crime thriller not to be missed

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Description for Belshazzar´s Daughter (Inspector Ikmen Mystery 1): A compelling crime thriller not to be missed Paperback. This fantastic debut novel by Barbara Nadel is compellingly atmospheric and has been highly praised: 'Exciting, accomplished and original' Literary Review Num Pages: 448 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 180 x 113 x 30. Weight in Grams: 234.
Leonid Meyer is found murdered in his flat in Balat, Istanbul's decrepit Jewish quarter, a swastika daubed on the wall in the old man's blood. But Inspector Cetin Ikmen is quick to eschew the obvious conclusion that this is a racist attack. The evidence leads Ikmen and his young lieutenant, Suleyman, to two people: Robert Cornelius, a teacher observed outside Meyer's flat shortly after the murder, and a retired businessman, Reinhold Smits, known to have had Nazi sympathies. But another link connects these two: a ninety-year-old Russian émigré, Maria Gulcu, a widow who thinks she possesses a secret worth killing ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Headline Publishing Group
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Series
Inspector Ikmen Mystery
Condition
New
Weight
235g
Number of Pages
448
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780747262176
SKU
V9780747262176
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 5 to 9 working days
Ref
99-10

About Barbara Nadel
Trained as an actress, Barbara Nadel used to work in mental health services. Born in the East End of London, she now writes full time and has been a visitor to Turkey for over twenty years. She received the Crime Writers' Association Silver Dagger for her novel DEADLY WEB, and the Swedish Flintax Prize for historical crime fiction for her ... Read more

Reviews for Belshazzar´s Daughter (Inspector Ikmen Mystery 1): A compelling crime thriller not to be missed
'Intriguing, exotic whodunnit... Local colour judiciously applied and ethnic differences skilfully explored. A first novel: exciting, accomplished and original' Literary Review Evocative and idiosyncratic
Good Book Guide
`Best crime fiction of the year by a new writer was Barbara Nadel's Belshazzar's Daughter... great blooming baroque plot (ditto talent)'
Independent
`This is an extraordinarily ... Read more

Goodreads reviews for Belshazzar´s Daughter (Inspector Ikmen Mystery 1): A compelling crime thriller not to be missed


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