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Buried Under Books is excited about…’Stasi Child’

Recently I was privileged to receive a copy of debut novelist David Young’s ‘Stasi Child’. It’s a darkly shocking tale set in East Berlin the 1970s – in the DDR – and is the first in a series featuring People’s Police detective Karin Muller. My full review can be found here, but I thought it […]

Suspicion, obsession and a mysterious disappearance lead to violence in Berlin.

If you enjoy ambiguity and unreliable narrators, you’ll love this. ‘The Girl on the Stairs’ is Louise Welsh’s fifth novel but the first I’ve read (thanks book group!). After this, I’ll definitely be checking out her back catalogue. What’s it about? Heavily pregnant Jane has just moved to Berlin with her Lebenspartner. While Petra works, […]