Das letzte Rätsel
Publish date: 2005
Edition language: Deutsch
, Historical Fiction
, Literary Fiction
, Mystery Thriller
Michael Chabon’s The Final Solution. “The longer this story settles into my mind, the better and better it is – both as a story, but also technically. Chabon’s writing is of such a high caliber, he can outshine his own plotting, characters, etc. Not showing off, mind you – just so very good that i...
The Final Solution is Michael Chabon’s homage to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. It’s a delightful short novel with a once-famous but never-named sleuth, now an elderly bee-keeper, drawn into a mystery involving a mute Jewish boy and his African Gray Parrot. In Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes stories, almost the wh...
Note: The review below was taken directly from my Goodreads account. The Final Solution is about an old man, once a famous detective but now resigned to old age, who decides to solve one last mystery: the case of a missing African parrot belonging to a young Jewish boy refugee from Germany during ...
I knew when I picked up this book that it was a Sherlock Holmes tribute, but somehow I’d managed to forget that fact by the time I started reading it. I’m kind of glad I had… I came to the story without expectations, and very much enjoyed it. It might disappoint some readers who expect a more tradit...
Was ok for most of it, then the last page had me gasping.
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