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Self's Deception (1992) [Novel]
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Summary (From the publisher):

Gerhard Self, the dour private detective, returns in this riveting crime novel about terrorism, governmental cover-up, and the treacherous waters where they mix.

Leo Salger, the daughter of a powerful Bonn bureaucrat, is missing, and Self has been hired to find her. His investigation initially leads him to a psych ward at a local hospital, where he is made to believe that Leo fell from a window and died. Self soon discovers, however, that Leo is alive and well and that she was involved in a terrorist incident the government is feverishly trying to keep under wraps. The result is a wildly entertaining, superbly nuanced thriller that follows one detective’s desire to uncover the truth, wherever it may lead.

Original title: Selbs Betrug
Original languages: German


Genre: FictionCrime and MysterySuspense

Edition #1: Self's Deception

Self's Deception (2007)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Peter Constantine
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Self's Deception (June 2007)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Black Lizard
ISBN: 9780375709081
Dimensions: 5.3 x 8 x 0.9 in
Pages: 334

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