Sand

Wolfgang Herrndorf
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Paperback

448 pp

Published 30/03/2017

ISBN 9781782271284

North Africa, 1972. While the world is reeling from the massacre of Israeli athletes at the Munich Olympics, a series of mysterious events is playing out in the Sahara desert. Four people are murdered in a hippy commune, a suitcase full of money disappears, and a pair of unenthusiastic detectives are assigned to investigate. In the midst of it all, a man with no memory tries to evade his armed pursuers. Who are they? What do they want from him? If he could just recall his own identity he might have a chance of working it out...

This is a darkly sophisticated literary thriller from a master storyteller and star of the German literary scene.