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The Dry - Jane Harper
The Dry
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Die schlimmste Dürre seit Jahrzehnten lastet wie heißes Blei auf dem ländlichen Städtchen Kiewarra mitten im australischen Nirgendwo. Das Vieh der Farmer stirbt, die Menschen fürchten um ihre Existenz. Als Luke Harding, seine Frau und ihr Sohn Billy erschossen aufgefunden werden, glauben alle,... show more
Die schlimmste Dürre seit Jahrzehnten lastet wie heißes Blei auf dem ländlichen Städtchen Kiewarra mitten im australischen Nirgendwo. Das Vieh der Farmer stirbt, die Menschen fürchten um ihre Existenz. Als Luke Harding, seine Frau und ihr Sohn Billy erschossen aufgefunden werden, glauben alle, dass der Farmer durchgedreht ist und erweiterten Suizid begangen hat. Aber Sergeant Raco hat seine Zweifel.
Aaron Falk kehrt nach 20 Jahren zum ersten Mal nach Kiewarra zurück – zur Beerdigung seines Jugendfreundes Luke. Bald brechen alte Wunden wieder auf; das Misstrauen wirft seine langen Schatten auf die Kleinstadt. Und die Hitze lässt den Druck steigen …
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Format: audiobook
Publisher: Argon Verlag
Edition language: Deutsch
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Hol
Hol rated it
3.0 The Dry by Jane Harper
I’m not that into crime novels anymore, but a number generator picked this one for me, so I decided to give it a go. It was actually quite good, although I don’t think it deserves quite the amount of praise it got. Aaron Falks returns to his home in a small Australian town when a friend kills his ...
Lynn Horton Books
Lynn Horton Books rated it
4.0 The Dry
The Dry is a wonderful, complex story that depicts people who could be in a small town in the American West, or in Australia. The golden boy, Luke; his faithful friend, Aaron; the cheerleader type (Gretchen); and the darker girl (Ellie). It's a story of emotions run amuck, cast against a terrible d...
Joelle's Bibliofile
Joelle's Bibliofile rated it
4.0 The Dry
Federal Agent Aaron Falk is dragged back to the small Australian town from which he was exiled twenty years ago by the funeral of his childhood friend. It turns out that his friend has been accused of committing a horrible crime, and everyone in town believes that his death was just a simple case of...
Just Olga and her books
Just Olga and her books rated it
4.5 Tense, atmospheric, and reflective Australian crime novel.
This is a bit of a peculiar situation. After reading great things about this novel and requesting the author’s second novel Force of Nature (you can check my review here) from NetGalley, I had to read it quickly to take part on a blog tour. When I looked at other reviews, there were so many comparis...
I book on Monday
I book on Monday rated it
4.5 "The dry", by Jane Harper. 5/5
Magnífica novela la que he terminado de leer, que está traducida en castellano como "Años de sequía". La trama es muy simple: un matrimonio y su hijo aparecen muertos a tiros en su casa. La niña pequeña, intacta. Y se trata de averiguar quién o quienes han sido los autores. Se encarga de la investig...
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