The Resource The hangman's daughter : a historical novel, Oliver Pötzsch ; translated by Lee Chadeayne

The hangman's daughter : a historical novel, Oliver Pötzsch ; translated by Lee Chadeayne

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The hangman's daughter : a historical novel
Title
The hangman's daughter
Title remainder
a historical novel
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Oliver Pötzsch ; translated by Lee Chadeayne
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  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
Germany, 1659: When a dying boy is pulled from the river with a mark crudely tattooed on his shoulder, hangman Jakob Kuisl is called upon to investigate whether witchcraft is at play in his small Bavarian town. Whispers and dark memories of witch trials and the women burned at stake just seventy years earlier still haunt the streets of Schongau. When more children disappear and an orphan boy is found dead, marked by the same tattoo, the mounting hysteria threatens to erupt into chaos. Before the unrest forces him to torture and execute the very woman who aided in the birth of his children, Jakob must unravel the truth. With the help of his clever daughter, Magdelena, and Simon, the university-educated son of the town's physician, Jakob discovers that a devil is indeed loose in Schongau. But it may be too late to prevent bloodshed. A brilliantly detailed, fast-paced historical thriller, The Hangman's Daughter is the first novel from German television screenwriter Oliver Pötzsch, a descendent of the Kuisls, a famous Bavarian executioner clan
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The hangman's daughter
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Summary
Germany, 1659: When a dying boy is pulled from the river with a mark crudely tattooed on his shoulder, hangman Jakob Kuisl is called upon to investigate whether witchcraft is at play in his small Bavarian town. Whispers and dark memories of witch trials and the women burned at stake just seventy years earlier still haunt the streets of Schongau. When more children disappear and an orphan boy is found dead, marked by the same tattoo, the mounting hysteria threatens to erupt into chaos. Before the unrest forces him to torture and execute the very woman who aided in the birth of his children, Jakob must unravel the truth. With the help of his clever daughter, Magdelena, and Simon, the university-educated son of the town's physician, Jakob discovers that a devil is indeed loose in Schongau. But it may be too late to prevent bloodshed. A brilliantly detailed, fast-paced historical thriller, The Hangman's Daughter is the first novel from German television screenwriter Oliver Pèotzsch, a descendent of the Kuisls, a famous Bavarian executioner clan
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384325
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
833/.92
Illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
no index present
LC call number
PT2676.O895
LC item number
H4613 2010
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
Hangman's daughter
Series volume
[1]
Target audience
adult
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a historical novel
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a historical novel
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Oliver Potzsch and translated by Lee Chadeayne
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  • Executioner’s daughter
  • hangmans daughter
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a historical novel
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The hangman's daughter : a historical novel, Oliver Pötzsch ; translated by Lee Chadeayne
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  • Series numeration from NoveList
  • Originally published in 2008 by Ullstein Buchverlage as Die henkerstochter
  • Translation of: Die Henkerstochter: historischer Roman
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  • WFLDW-WES
  • WFLDW-WES
  • LINTN-LIN
  • LINTN-LIN
  • ZIONS-HUS
  • ZIONS-HUS
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
18868655
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
435 pages
Isbn
9781935597056
Lccn
2010910796
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map, portraits
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18868655
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  • (OCoLC)ocn663951570
  • (OCoLC)663951570

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