By Zygmunt Miloszewski
The morning after a bunch psychotherapy consultation in a Warsaw monastery, Henry Talek is located useless, a roasting spit caught in a single eye.
Public prosecutor Teodor Szacki, world-weary, being affected by bureaucratic exhaustion and marital ennui, feels that existence has handed him via. yet this example adjustments every little thing. as a result of it he meets Monika Grzelka, a tender journalist whose charms end up tough to withstand, and he discovers the scary energy of convinced esoteric healing tools. The stunning video clips of the periods lead him to an array of attainable situations. might one of many sufferers became so absorbed through his remedy role-playing that he murdered Telak? Szacki's research leads him to an previous homicide, ahead of the autumn of Communism.
And why is the key Police unexpectedly taking an curiosity in all this? As Szacki uncovers every piece of the puzzle, evidence emerge that he'd be at an advantage now not figuring out, for his personal safety.
Zygmunt Miloszewski, born in Warsaw in 1975, is an editor at the moment operating for Newsweek. His first novel, The Intercom, was once released in 2005 to excessive acclaim. Entanglement in 2007, and the writer is now engaged on screenplays in accordance with The Intercom and Entanglement in addition to on a sequel to the latter, additionally that includes Teodor Szacki.
Translated from Polish via Antonia Lloyd-Jones
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Entanglement (Teodor Szacki, Book 1) by Zygmunt Miloszewski