The hermit / Thomas Rydahl ; translated by K.E. Semmel.
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- ISBN: 9781786071125
- Physical Description: 471 pages ; 25 cm
- Publisher: London, England : Point Blank, an imprint of Oneworld, 2017.
- Copyright: ©2014
|General Note:|| "Originally published in Danish as Eremitten by Forlaget Bindslev, 2014."--Title page verso.
|Summary, etc.:|| A car is found on a deserted beach on the Spanish island of Fuerteventura. On the back seat lies a cardboard box containing the body of a small boy buried in newspaper cuttings. No one knows his name, and there is no trace of a driver. The last thing an ailing tourist resort needs is a murder, and the police are desperate to close the case. The island is rife with rumours about the reclusive Erhard. Two decades of self-imposed exile from his wife and children have left him alienated and alone, whiling away his days in a drunken haze, driving an old taxi to get by. This unlikeliest of detectives determines to solve the crime himself - and he has nothing to lose. But how can one old man, cut off from the modern world, solve a murder whose dangerous web of deceit stretches far beyond the small island? And what if the killer forces Erhard to confront his own long-buried past?
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