Adolf Schröder: The Strange Boy

Adolf Schröder
The Strange Boy

fiction

344pp

A strange boy suddenly appears in Bob‘s studio - he neither talks nor can he be persuaded to leave. But when Bob, taxi-driver-by-day, painter-by night, finds a paper aeroplane next morning with a story written on it, followed by discovery of information becoming more and more mysterious, he begins to develop an interest in the boy, realizing they have got something to share and discovering a long hidden secret...

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Reviews

»It is admirable how Schröder knows how to intelligently create suspense.«
Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

»Reminds of Dürrenmatt’s stories.«
Badische Zeitung


Reviews from abroad

»Read Adolf Schröder: You will not forget him!«
Magazine Littéraire

»A gripping and up-stirring novel. Adolf Schröder: A name one should remember.«
Le Figaro

»As exciting as a thriller.«
Le Nouvel Observateur

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