Ausländer

Ausl nder Conviction nurtures intolerance A skinhead attack on a Turkish schoolboy links four protagonists Dannaks promoted to Oberkommissar leaves Drugs to join Soko REX a small unit that deals with racism

  • Title: Ausländer
  • Author: D.M. Samson
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 315
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Conviction nurtures intolerance A skinhead attack on a Turkish schoolboy links four protagonists Dannaks, promoted to Oberkommissar, leaves Drugs to join Soko REX, a small unit that deals with racism and extremism His first case is that of the schoolboy But Dannaks has joined because the unit is often seconded to assist Homicide, most recently because a serial killer Conviction nurtures intolerance A skinhead attack on a Turkish schoolboy links four protagonists Dannaks, promoted to Oberkommissar, leaves Drugs to join Soko REX, a small unit that deals with racism and extremism His first case is that of the schoolboy But Dannaks has joined because the unit is often seconded to assist Homicide, most recently because a serial killer is on the loose in Hamburg hanging right wingers However, helping Homicide takes a backseat as Dannaks comes terms with his new duties and gets embroiled in a private police corruption investigation that endangers his life Craig, a British reporter, writing about racism in Germany, uses the schoolboy attack to exacerbate tensions between Left and Right, culminating in an open clash between the two in the centre of the city Cenk, a Turkish youth, joins a gang with the noble idea of protecting the community against such attacks But the gang takes on a life of its own and is promptly regarded as a terrorist cell Karsten, a sado masochist and celebrated neo Nazi, finds himself at a crossroads As leader of the 211ers he is like a weary gunslinger forced to continually satisfy his minions banal need for action He sees the growing infamy of the Turkish gang as a challenge to his own standing

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    1. Excellent read. It was good to meet Dannaks again, that dedicated if not quite intrepid detective from Hamburg. This time he has to cope with internal police corruption as well as the increasingly volatile situation between the Neo-Nazi youth and the immigrant Turkish culture; none of which is helped by the enthusiasm of a young British journalist looking to make his name by way of a good scoop. Although a large number of characters that some readers might find confusing, I found it a simple mat [...]

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