The Sinner

Petra Hammesfahr

  • Bindwijze: Paperback
  • Taal: Engels
  • Categorie: Thrillers & Spanning
  • Uitgever: Bitter Lemon Press
  • ISBN: 9781904738251
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Verschijningsdatum:februari 2007
Afmetingen:Afmeting: 19,7 x 12,7 x 3,2 cm
Aantal pagina's:344 pagina's
Auteur(s):Petra Hammesfahr
Auteur(s):Petra Hammesfahr
Vertaald door:John Brownjohn


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.