I suppose my main reaction is ambivalence, I didn't feel any empathy or connection to Mock or his underling Anwaldt.
I absolutely loved this book and very highly recommend it to readers who want something truly edgy and way off the beaten path in their crime fiction.
It is neither a straightforward crime story, nor really a story about the rise of the Nazi's, although it encompasses both.
I love reading crime fiction from other countries, so I eagerly snapped up this first book of a Polish series featuring a police detective working in the German city of Breslau in... Read morePublished 3 months ago by A. Ross
It is an interesting book but author tried to pack too much into a single volume
There were several points closer to the end that seems to be good endings. Read more
I just finished reading the first two books in the Marek Krajewski quartet---DEATH in BRESLAU and THE END of the WORLD in BRESLAU. Fabulous! Read morePublished 12 months ago by babashopper
I found the time of the story interesting, pre World War II. Revenge for something that happened almost 500 years earlier seemed a bit strange. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Marty Sherman
The book is set in Breslau a pre-WW2 town in Germany in 1933, subsequently Polish post-war.
In a nutshell, a triple murder, double rape has occurred and Mock the... Read more
The dust jacket comments on this novel were obviously written under the influence of one or more hallucinatory substances -- for example "Death in Breslau is a stylish,... Read morePublished 22 months ago by ancientmariner
I finished it just to see if it ever got any better. The story may have been good but the confused and convoluted telling rendered it a moot bystander.Published on January 21, 2013 by Amazon Customer
Death in Breslau: An Eberhard Mock Investigation by Marek Krajewski is well worth reading. He develops a new take with nuanced, unpredictable characters in the familiar territory... Read morePublished on January 19, 2013 by Thomas Edsall
I finished the book because I wanted to understand the conclusion, but mostly because I didn't have a more interesting book available to me. Read morePublished on November 20, 2012 by Sean M. Gallagher