"A gripping and entertaining read and came away impressed with Schneider’s obvious and considerable talent as a crime writer." CrimeFictionCritic
Silver Pebbles is a short novel and a compulsive read: don’t be surprised if you devour it in one go!" ELN Riveting Reviews
STARRED PW REVIEW. "Dressed in the grungy trappings of a crime drama, this literary tour-de-force from Padura offers a colourful cultural history of Cuba and the island’s historical contact with Europe that helped to shape its people’s religious beliefs."
"A grandiose novel of social and magical realism." Wall Street JournalRead more
Haunting, eerie and strange in its imagery but often grimly humorous, The Basel Killings is a vintage Swiss mystery fiction that appears to only be improving with age. CrimeTime
This is an absorbing story; Hansjörg Schneider paints a disturbing picture of a cruelty that has lain undiscussed behind the façade of Swiss propriety and complacency; and all the while he keeps us guessing right to the end." European Literature Network (ELN)Read more