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The beggar king / Oliver Potzsch ; translated by Lee Chadeayne.

Pötzsch, Oliver. (Author). Chadeayne, Lee, (translator.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780547992198
  • ISBN: 054799219X
  • Physical Description: xxii, 466 pages : map ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: First Mariner Books edition.
  • Publisher: Boston : Mariner Books, 2013.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Translation of: Henkerstochter und der König der Bettler.
Citation/References Note:
Pub Weekly, October 2012
Pub Weekly
Summary, etc.:
Jakob Kuisl, the hangman of a village in the Alps, is called to Regensburg by his sister, but when he arrives he finds her dead and the constable locks him in the dungeon where he experiences firsthand the torture he has administered himself over the years, and he sends for his daughter to help clear his name before he is hanged for murder.
Target Audience Note:
Adult Follett Library Resources
Subject: Fathers and daughters > Fiction.
Executions and executioners > Fiction.
Murder > Investigation > Fiction.
Homicide > Fiction.
Germany > History > 17th century > Fiction.
Germany > History > 1517-1740 > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Detective and mystery fiction.
Thrillers (Fiction)

Available copies

  • 5 of 5 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at De Soto.


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