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The Wolf and the Watchman
  • Bandtyp: Pocket
  • Språk: Engelska
  • Utgiven: 20191003
  • Antal sidor: 416
  • Vikt i gram: 291
  • ISBN10:1473682142
  • ISBN13:9781473682146

The Wolf and the Watchman

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Beskrivning:

The year is 1793, Stockholm. King Gustav of Sweden has been assassinated, years of foreign wars have emptied the treasuries, and the realm is governed by a self-interested elite, leaving its citizens to suffer. On the streets, malcontent and paranoia abound.A body is found in the city's swamp by a watchman, Mickel Cardell, and the case is handed over to investigator Cecil Winge, who is dying of consumption. Together, Winge and Cardell become embroiled in a brutal world of guttersnipes and thieves, mercenaries and madams, and one death will expose a city rotten with corruption beneath its powdered and painted veneer.The Wolf and the Watchman depicts the capacity for cruelty in the name of survival or greed - but also the capacity for love, friendship, and the desire for a better world.

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