The confession: a novel

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Eastern Europe, 1956: Comrade Inspector Ferenc Kolyeszar, who is a proletariat writer in addition to his job as a state militia homicide detective, is a man on the brink. Estranged from his wife, whom he believes is cheating on him with one of his colleagues, and frustrated by writer's block, Ferenc's attention is focused on his job. But his job is growing increasingly political, something that makes him profoundly uncomfortable.When Ferenc is asked to look into the disappearance of a party member's wife and learns some unsavory facts about the party member's life, the absurdity of his position as an employee of the state is suddenly exposed. At the same time, he and his fellow militia officers are pressed into service policing a popular demonstration in the capital, one that Ferenc might rather be participating in. These two situations, coupled with an investigation into the murder of a painter that leads them to a man recently released from the camps, brings Ferenc closer to danger than ever before-from himself, from his superiors, from the capital's shadowy criminal element. The Confession is a fantastic follow-up to Olen Steinhauer's brilliant debut, The Bridge of Sighs, and it guarantees to advance this talented writer on his way to being one of the premiere thriller writers of a generation.
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series The Yalta Boulevard Sequence
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subject_facet Authors -- Fiction, Europe, Eastern -- Fiction, Missing persons -- Fiction, Police -- Europe, Eastern -- Fiction, Writer's block -- Fiction
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title The confession a novel
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title_full The Confession The Yalta Boulevard Sequence Series, Book 2, The confession / by Olen Steinhauer, The confession [electronic resource] : a novel / Olen Steinhauer
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topic Fiction, Historical Fiction, Thriller
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