A young journalist sees a man slap a beautiful woman on the shore of the Danube. Intrigued, he follows the woman into the tangled streets of the city until he loses sight of her. A few days later a mysterious package arrives. As he delves deeper trying to decipher the contents, he finds himself unravelling a terrible conspiracy that seems destined to end in tragedy...


  • Intense...there is a genuine sense of danger and a fascinatingly twisty plot
    Kate Saunders, The Times

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David Albahari

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