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Vienna Blood

A Max Liebermann Mystery
Narrated by: Robert Fass
Series: The Liebermann Papers, Book 2
Length: 14 hrs and 13 mins
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In the grip of a Siberian winter in 1902, a serial killer in Vienna embarks upon a bizarre campaign of murder. Vicious mutilation, a penchant for arcane symbols, and a seemingly random choice of victim are his most distinctive peculiarities. Detective Inspector Oskar Rheinhardt summons a young disciple of Freud - his friend Dr. Max Liebermann - to assist him with the case. The investigation draws them into the sphere of Vienna's secret societies - a murky underworld of German literary scholars, race theorists, and scientists inspired by the new evolutionary theories coming out of England. At first, the killer's mind seems impenetrable - his behavior and cryptic clues impervious to psychoanalytic interpretation; however, gradually, it becomes apparent that an extraordinary and shocking rationale underlies his actions.

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Another great mystery in this atmospheric series!

The Liebermann series are smart murder mysteries set in fin de siecle Vienna, and they're really, really good. A mix of a serial killer hunt plus real life people from the era = super cool stuff. PLUS Robert Fass is brilliant at narrating these. He's the perfect voice for them, both interesting and easy to listen to. I can't recall how I stumbled on this author, but I've read every single book in the series! :) Highly recommended!

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Wonderful Book & series

The Max Lieberman books are wonderfully written & Dr Tallis’ characters all come to life. I’ve read the whole series & am only wishing for another. When I went to a music performance - while listening to this book - I found myself wondering if Max would like it. And, importantly, the narrator is spot-on perfect.