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The Eye of the Abyss (Franz Schmidt #1)

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It is Germany, 1938, and Franz Schmidt is the chief auditor in a commercial bank in a provincial city. But as Schmidt will soon learn, the bank's prestigious new client, the Nazi party, is at once its least desirable. Schmidt will oversee their account, and soon, he is embroiled in the duplicity, violence and horror that is Nazi Germany. Schmidt can't help but be involved, ...more
Hardcover, 304 pages
Published November 29th 2003 by Minotaur Books (first published 2002)
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This book took a while to get into and the action was never fast-paced, but the suspense and intrigue eventually drew me in. There's something about Nazi's that rachets everything up a couple of notches in the suspense department.
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A bank auditor in Nazi Germany, faced with some ethical dilemmas. Some very clever twists and good character analysis.
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Browne was an international banker - he racked up 37 years with NAB - and one of his forebears was a founder of Australia's first bank. But the former paratrooper who once hankered for a spell in the French foreign legion loved writing and had three books published in Britain in the early '80s when writing was still ''an occasional Sunday activity''. Then came a couple of historical novels about M ...more
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