Innocence; or, Murder on Steep Street

by Heda Margolius Kovály

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Innocence

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Czech Holocaust memoirist, literary translator and political exile Heda Margolius Kovly turned her pen to fiction. Inspired by Chandler, Kovaly knit her own terrifying experiences in early 1950s Socialist Prague: her husband's imprisonment and wrongful execution and her own persecution at his disgrace, into a smart and evocative psychological thriller-cum-detective novel. Set in and around a cinema where a murder was recently committed, follows the unfolding of the investigation while telling the stories of the women who work there as ushers, each of whom is forced to support herself.

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Challenge: Read Around Europe Challenge
Country: Czech Republic flag Czech Republic
Language: EN
Genre: Mystery

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