#1 on the Luxemburg Bestseller list!
The second adventure with the involuntary investigator and chef Xavier Kieffer
Since Luxemburg chef Xavier Kieffer has liaised with France’s most famous food critic, he gets invites to the most exclusive of events. However, the exquisite dinner at the Parisian mayor’s ends straight after the starter, when Ryunosuke Mifune, Europe’s most famous sushi chef, suddenly drops dead.
Cause of death: fish poisoning. But Kieffer is sceptical and soon discovers inconsistencies. He dips into a world of sushi cuisine and is forced to come to terms with the fact that there are types of fish that are more expensive than gold – and more valuable than a human life.
‘Read this crime story like you would enjoy a good ‘Bouneschlupp’, (Luxemburg bean stew) – preferably all at once.’ (Lea Linster on ‘Teufelsfrucht’)
release: 19. April 2012
352 pages, Broschur
- 9,99 €
- 0,00 sFr
- 10,30 €
Poland: Smak Slowa/Agora
About the Author
Tom Hillenbrand, born in 1972, studied European politics, volunteered at the Holtzbrinck School of Journalism and worked for Spiegel online. His non-fiction and novels – including culinary thrillers with Luxembourg chef Xavier Kieffer as investigator – have sold hundreds of thousands of copies, have been translated to numerous languages and have been included on both the Spiegel and Zeit bestseller lists. His novel Drohnenland received, among other awards, the Friedrich Glauser Prize for best crime novel of the year.
Further titles by the author:
Xavier Kieffer 1: Teufelsfrucht (Fruit of the Devil)
Xavier Kieffer 3: Letzte Ernte (The Last Harvest)
Xavier Kieffer 4: Tödliche Oliven (Deadly Olives)
Xavier Kieffer 5: Gefährliche Empfehlungen (Dangerous Recommendations)
Drohnenland (Drone Country)
Der Kaffeedieb (The Coffee Thief)