Belshazzar's Daughter Paperback
Part of the Inspector Ikmen Mystery series
Leonid Meyer is found murdered in his flat in Balat, Istanbul's decrepit Jewish quarter, a swastika daubed on the wall in the old man's blood.
But Inspector Cetin Ikmen is quick to eschew the obvious conclusion that this is a racist attack.
The evidence leads Ikmen and his young lieutenant, Suleyman, to two people: Robert Cornelius, a teacher observed outside Meyer's flat shortly after the murder, and a retired businessman, Reinhold Smits, known to have had Nazi sympathies.
But another link connects these two: a ninety-year-old Russian emigre, Maria Gulcu, a widow who thinks she possesses a secret worth killing for...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 448 pages
- Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
- Publication Date: 03/02/2000
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780747262176