... This is a small quibble however and overall 'Mortal Mischief' is a good read and will be especially appealing to Sherlock Holmes fans or anyone who likes mystery thrillers with a little more depth than the average Dan Brown offering.
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"When a young and beautiful medium is murdered in 1902 Vienna Detective Inspector, Oskar Rheinhardt is called in to investigate. He finds the case baffling, not only was the body found in a room locked from the inside with no other means of entry, there also doesn't seem to be any means by which the murder could've taken place. When an internally locked box is also found containing a small statuette of an ancient Egyptian god speculation starts that ..."
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It is Vienna at the beginning of the last century, and Dr Max Liebermann is a young psychoanalyst - and disciple of Freud. Psychoanalysis is only just developing and viewed with a mixture of excitement and suspicion. The world of 1900s Vienna is one where philosophy, science and art are at their most exciting and flourishing, with the coffee shops full of men and women debating the latest cultural and political theories. Liebermann's good friend Oskar Rheinhardt is a Detective Inspector - hard working, but lacking Liebermann's insights and forensic eye and so it is through Rheinhardt that Libermann is called upon to help with police investigations surrounding the death of a beautiful young medium, in what seems at first to be supernatural circumstances. While Liebermann attempts to get to the bottom of the mystery, he also must decide whether he is to follow his father's advice and marry the beautiful but reserved Clara. From the Publisher'Holmes meets Freud in this enjoyable whodunnit' Guardian --This text refers to the Paperback edition. See all Product Description