Innocence; or, Murder on Steep Street
Publish date: 2015-06-02
Publisher: Soho Crime
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
After World War II, Czechoslovakia had a brief period of democracy until 1948, when it fell to a Communist coup and became a satellite of the USSR. Like so many European Communist states during the Stalin era, party apparatchiks could suddenly find themselves accused of imaginary crimes against the...
The starting position of the police in 1950s Prague is that everyone is guilty of something. If they can't find evidence of a crime, it just means they're not looking hard enough. It's a wonder that there are enough detectives to investigate actual murders, since so many seem busy trying to catch pe...