The intensive, richly detailed narrative is at once a portrait of Daniel’s Cuban upbringing, a meditation on anti-Semitism, and an intriguing account of the painting. Highly recommended. Library Journal
This is a major novel and a testament to Padura’s stature as a writer. Booklist
...Philip Kerr fans will still find this depiction of an honest German cop working under adverse wartime circumstances intriguing...
"Just finished this. Fine follow-up to @anitanairauthor's first Inspector Gowda book. Harrowing but compassionate tale of modern India." Ian Rankin
"I love Inspector Gowda. He is a brilliant creation, loveable, flawed, smart and doggedly determined. A truly good man in a bad world." Peter James, author of Dead Simple and Looking Good Dead
”A mesmerizing story of love and obsession in nineteenth-century Venice. Dark and utterly compelling.” NATASHA SOLOMONS "A quirky, darkly mischievous novel about love, obsession and the burden of charisma, played out against the backdrop of Venice's watery, decadent glory." SARAH DUNANT “Revealing, surprising, compelling, gripping.” MIRIAM MARGOLYES, actress “A real knack...Read more
Riveting Reviews ELN Divorce Turkish Style is the third Kati Hirschel mystery (all three are available in English from Bitter Lemon Press), a fact made clear several times during this book, when Kati reminds her “dear readers” of her numerous shortcomings and foibles, not least her constant desire for cigarettes,...Read more