Brenner and God

Brenner and God

Book - 2012
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"Wolf Haas Detective Brenner series has become wildly popular around the world for a reason- They re timely, edgy stories told in a wry, quirky voice that s often hilarious, and with a protagonist it s hard not to love. In this episode, Brenner forced out of the police force tries to get away from detective work by taking a job as the personal chauffeur for two-year-old Helena, the daughter of a Munich construction giant and a Viennese abortion doctor. One day, while Brenner s attention is turned to picking out a chocolate bar for Helena at a gas station, Helena gets snatched from the car. Abruptly out of a job, Brenner decides to investigate her disappearance on his own. With both parents in the public eye, there s no scarcity of leads the father s latest development project has spurred public protest, and the mother s clinic has been targeted by the zealous leader of an anti-abortion group. Brenner and God is told with a dark humor that leaves no character, including Brenner, unscathed. Haas tells the story of a fallible hero who can be indecisive and world-weary, baffled and disillusioned by what he finds, but who presses forward nonetheless out of a stub
Publisher: New York : Melville House ; London : Turnaround [distributor], c2012
ISBN: 9781612191133
Branch Call Number: M HAA
Characteristics: 215 p. ;,21 cm


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