Release: 21.05.2016

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  • A gripping psychological thriller set in South Africa.
  • Concise, fast, laconic, to the point and explosive.
  • Max Annas was awarded the German Crime Fiction Award for The Wall.

Moses only wants one thing: to get home, out of the crippling South African heat, away from the godforsaken suburb where his old Toyota has just broken down. To get home to his girlfriend Sandi and a cold beer. The streets are empty, there’s not a single human being to be seen. Moses hopes to find help in a nearby gated community. Over there, in the white world, everything is in order. But once inside it he feels more of an outsider than ever. And he makes a mistake…
At the same time, Nozipho and Thembi are creeping around inside the walls – both make their living with burglary. What they can’t know is that in the house they plan to break into next a far more serious crime has already been committed …

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  • Publisher: Rowohlt Taschenbuch
  • Release: 21.05.2016
  • 224 pages
  • ISBN: 978-3-499-27163-2
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Max Annas

Max Annas was a journalist and worked for many years in South Africa on a research project studying South African jazz. He now lives in Berlin. He was awarded the German Crime Fiction Prize five times.