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eBook Scherenschnitte. ePub

by Walter Satterthwait

  • ISBN: 344245025X
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  • Author: Walter Satterthwait
  • Language: German
  • Publisher: Goldmann (May 1, 2003)
  • ePub book: 1591 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1139 kb
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  • Rating: 4.1
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Scherenschnitte book.

Scherenschnitte book. Such is the case with Walter Satterthwait's Perfection, a (to me) box-stock serial killer police procedural with two semi-interesting cops, the standard cast of ancillary characters, and of course the serial killer himself, hiding in plain sight through a contrivance so far-fetched I nearly threw the book across the room when I came to the reveal.

Walter Satterthwait wurde am 23. März 1946 in Philadelphia geboren. Er hat in New York City, Portland, Afrika, Griechenland, den Niederlanden, England und Frankreich gelebt und als Lexikonvertreter, Korrektor, Barkeeper und Restaurantmanager gearbeitet.

A conversation with a jewel thief draws Croft into an insurance investigation. After an attack on his lover, Croft scours New Mexico for vengeance. It is April in Santa Fe, and a blizzard draws near. Ever since a bullet smashed her spine, detective Joshua Croft has tried to entice Rita Mondragón away from her house.

A conversation with a jewel thief draws Croft into an insurance investigationIt is April in Santa Fe, and a blizzard draws near.

Croft looks for evidence to free a tarot reader accused of killing a satanistStrong cosmic energy and stunning scenery have long made Santa Fe a destination for New Age enthusiasts. At a gathering of New Mexico's most renowned mystics, known satanist Quentin Bouvier flaunts a priceless tarot card; a few hours later, he is found hanged from a rafter, head bashed in, the card missing. A conversation with a jewel thief draws Croft into an insurance investigationIt is April in Santa Fe, and a blizzard draws near. Private investigator Joshua Croft sits bored in his office, hoping he'll get home in time to avoid the storm.

Scherenschnitte (German pronunciation: ), which means "scissor cuts" in German, is the art of paper cutting design. The artwork often has rotational symmetry within the design, and common forms include silhouettes, valentines, and love letters. The art tradition was founded in Switzerland and Germany in the 16th century and was brought to Colonial America in the 18th century by Swiss and German immigrants who settled primarily in Pennsylvania. Chinese paper cutting.

FREE shipping on qualifying offers. In the summer of 1921, English society is fascinated by the spiritual world - perhaps no one more than the great mystery writer Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

Chapter One. The door was easy-two Yales and an old Medeco. More pale finger-strokes ghosted along the shelves of the book cases behind the sofa. The books themselves were standard mid-70s Young Manhattan stuff. Thick hard-cover best sellers (Watership Down), thin pop psychology (Embracing Your Inner You), glossy coffee-table door-stoppers (Batik!), paperback murder mysteries (tea and crumpets; whiskey and cigarettes). Rod McKuen had supplied Contemporary Poetry; Carlos Castaneda, a survey of the Mystic Arts; and Shere Hite, studies in Advanced Sociology.

Walter Satterthwait (b. 1946) is an author of mysteries and historical fiction. A fan of mystery novels from a young age, he spent high school immersed in the works of Dashiell Hammett and Mickey Spillane

Walter Satterthwait (b. A fan of mystery novels from a young age, he spent high school immersed in the works of Dashiell Hammett and Mickey Spillane. While working as a bartender in New York in the late 1970s, he wrote his first book: an adventure novel, Cocaine Blues (1979), about a drug dealer on the run from a pair of killers. After his second thriller, The Aegean Affair (1982), Satterthwait created his best-known character, Santa Fe private detective Joshua Croft.

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