The public prosecutor /


Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Geeraerts, Jef
Other Authors: Doyle, Brian
Format: Book
Published: London : Bitter Lemon Press, 2009.
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520 8 |a Annotation  |b <div><p class="MsoNormal">A splendid reminder of the virtues of the traditional novel, this work tackles the territory of Balzac and Zola, not just in the solidity of its construction and characters, but in its readiness to tackle corruption in church and state.-<i>The</i><i>Independent</i>, UK</p><p>"In contrast with Mankell, the warm-hearted psychologist of the individual, we find Geeraerts, a cold-blooded surgeon who lays bare the ills of a society. This thriller, so loyal to the genre that the irony and parody are barely perceptible, is relentless.<i>Tagesspiegel Berlin</i></p><p>One of Geeraerts literary achievements is that such an arrogant and baroque character as Savelkoul ends up attracting your sympathy. A revealing study of a very dark society.<i>Facts Zurich</i></p><p>Geeraerts exposes the mechanics of corruption, the abuse of power, political cynicism and the excesses triggered by religious delusion.<i>ZDF</i></p><p>Albert Savelkoul, the public prosecutor of Antwerp, has power, money, an aristocratic wife, and a high-maintenance mistress. A wonderful lifeuntil Opus Dei takes a less than benevolent interest in it. In the course of this subversive psychological thriller, the shameless, slippery Albert becomes an almost-lovable, desperate victim of a power structure controlled by effete aristocrats, a corrupt judiciary, and ultra-right fanatics of the Catholic church.</p><p><b>Jef Geeraerts</b>, born in 1930 in Antwerp, was much admired by Henry Miller and is Belgium's best-known author after Georges Simenon. He was educated in Jesuit schools and spent time as a colonial administrator and army officer in the Belgian Congo. He gained international acclaim with his<i>Gangrene Cycle</i>, four novels based on his experience in the Congo. Since then he has focused on crime and noir novels, of which<i>The Public Prosecutor</i>is the first to be published in English.</p></div> 
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