Kismet

Kismet

eBook - 2010
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It all began with a favor. Kayankaya and Slibulsky were only trying to protect their friend Romario from his protectors, men who were demanding hard cash for the service. It ended with two bodies on the floor of Romario's restaurant, their faces covered in ghostly white makeup. Kayankaya is determined to track down their identities, when he realizes that he himself is being pursued by a faceless and utterly ruthless criminal gang. A new element has broken into the established order of Frankfurt gangland: battle-hardened Croatian nationalists. And when Kayankaya rescues Bosnian teenager Leila from a refugee hostel, the stakes get even higher.
Publisher: Brooklyn, N.Y. : Melville House, c2010
ISBN: 9781612190990
1612190995
Branch Call Number: Online eBook
Characteristics: 1 online resource (255 p.)
Additional Contributors: Bell, Anthea
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Pippi_L Mar 15, 2011

This is a solid, hard-boiled detective novel, 4th in a series, but the first to be translated. It is set in Frankfurt, Germany, and the protagonist is of Turkish descent. Thus racism and the struggles of new immigrants underpins the novel and provides an interesting, and realistic portrayal of German society. But this is still a detective story, strong in plot, and moves at a good pace.

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