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Bodies in the Library: Detective fiction often depicts crime-solving in a similar light. That made-for-television story had demanded an ending in line with that of a typical detective story. Switzerland proves a surprising eerie setting for a crime: He regards this as a relatively minor transgression, however, as even the most naive of readers would be aware that in real life, sometimes a crime is not solved.

End of the Game.

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So many choices, so little time! They had lain in wait for him, but no one ever arrived. Most hard-boiled detectives belong to the American tradition, so it was very interesting to see all that smoking friedrkch whiskey-drinking set in Europe. Actually, I have to admit I first friedfich it was a study on crime fiction and it turned out to be a classic crime fiction novel.


Really looking forward to getting stuck into it!

The Pledge: Requiem for the Detective Novel – Wikipedia

Romulus the Great The Marriage of Mr. Don’t forget to share what you think!

To do so, Dr. Promea it has been absent from some subsequent editions of the novella, the title of the original edition included the telling subtitle Requiem for the Detective Novel German: However, given the actual ending as related by Dr.

I had never heard of him, so I was really glad to discover him and his work.

His relationship with Annemarie and her mother was destroyed through their discovery that despite the genuine love they had developed for him, he had seen Annemarie merely as bait for his trap. The Pledge is also used in many literature studies, as it analyzes the context and use of symbols.

The Pledge (La Promesa) by Friedrich Dürrenmatt

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. It sounds interesting, Elena. So, the lovely Mr. Requiem auf den Kriminalroman.

The murderer had not arrived for his promessa with Annemarie on the fateful day simply because he had been killed in a car accident while on his way to the rendezvous.

I hope you get it soon. I had thought of watching it, but am not sure….


While promesx books with Mr. The first of Dr. However, he was alone in lq assessment and the police closed the case. Also, it was a funny coincidence that the narration starts with a crime fiction writer going to a conference in Switzerland!

This page was last edited on 26 Decemberat For the film, see The Pledge film. But the greater problem, to Dr. However, the primary narrator is actually a character named Dr.

After deciding the wrong man has been arrested for the dutrenmatt, the detective lays a trap for the real killer—with all the patience of a master fisherman. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Once I knew I was reading a novel, it was very easy to get into the story. This article is about the novella.

But cruel turns of plot conspire to make him pay dearly for his pledge. I might consider putting it on my TBR!