By Deon Meyer
"I'll shoot one policeman each day, until eventually you arrest the assassin of Hanneke Sloet," says the email to the South African Police providers. after which the sniper turns probability into reality.
Bennie Griessel has to reopen the Sloet file. The case is forty days outdated, the path has long past chilly. No intent, no leads, only a set of nude pictures, a really advanced company transaction, and huge strain from the brass, the media, and the relentless, unfathomable sniper. and during all of it, Griessel has to maintain his love curiosity, the alcoholic, former making a song sensation Alexa Barnard, sober for her comeback live performance, do something about his daughter's neanderthal boyfriend, his son's shenanigans, and his new partner's idiosyncrasies--and try and tame his personal all-consuming lust for the soothing powers of the bottle. Seven days of hell.
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The letters presumably quoted are similar to those found on locale. The Police Gazette material came from issues cited. The actual house contained an old store ledger, and the "cheese entries" are factual. On locale was a grand piano swathed in cobwebs. The actual defendant did keep a jailhouse scrapbook like the one described and in the manner described. The legends in my story are so much story-telling. They are, however, closely similar to the tall tales told in the actual area. There was a mysterious recluse.
I roamed into the dining room, into the queer front vestibule, into the parlor. In the rainy gloom the parlor had somehow contracted. The black marble fireplace monopolized the wall space. The sofa crowded the chairs. There were too many bits and pieces in the whatnot. The gramophone's absurd morning glory thrust its neck out obtrusively. Ed Brewster had left the family album on the marbletop drum table beside the sofa. I picked up the album and sat down. As I did so, all the furniture seemed to crowd around me.
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7 Days (Benny Griessel, Book 3) by Deon Meyer