Time of Death


Original Title: Sterbezeit

original edition

Paperback, 288 pages, 11.8 x 18.7 cm, 4.6 x 7.4 in.
ISBN: 978-3-442-46487-6
€ 10.00 [D] | € 10.30 [A] | CHF 14.50 * (* rec. retail price) recommended retail price

Publishing House: Goldmann

Date of publication: August 11, 2008
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Norbert  Horst - Time of Death


“Norbert Horst has lifted the German police novel not only to a literary but also to an international standard.” WDR

Three corpses are the most important events in Chief Detective Inspector Konstantin Kirchenberg’s day: a guy who died from an overdose, an old woman who was seriously ill, and some human bones that were found during renovation work and are now decades old. Kirchenberg has the remains examined using the isotope method, a new technology in forensic science. The results of the forensic examination take Kirchenberg to a family tragedy. He doesn’t fully realise its terrible implications until late in the case …

? Deutscher-Krimi-Prize awarded to Norbert Horst in 2006 for Death Pattern

? Corpse Case awarded the Friedrich-Glauser-Prize for the best German-language crime

story debut.


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