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The Unquiet Dead (Rachel Getty & Esa Khattak, #1) To be published on 13 1 2015Many thanks to Netgalley and the publishers for my review copy.This is a moving and intelligent debut from Canadian British author Ausma Zehanat Khan.It is a story of revenge and retribution, with flashbacks to Bosnia in the 1990s and the horrors of rape camps and ethnic cleansing Set in Canada, we follow Inspector Esa Khattak who heads the CPS Community Policing Section and his partner, Rachel Getty They deal with racial and politically sensitive crimes Khattak To be published on 13 1 2015Many thanks to Netgalley and the publishers for my review copy.This is a moving and intelligent debut from Canadian British author Ausma Zehanat Khan.It is a story of revenge and retribution, with flashbacks to Bosnia in the 1990s and the horrors of rape camps and ethnic cleansing Set in Canada, we follow Inspector Esa Khattak who heads the CPS Community Policing Section and his partner, Rachel Getty They deal with racial and politically sensitive crimes Khattak and Rachel are asked to look into the unusual death of Christopher Drayton On the surface, Drayton is an ageing busin I love to read really smart, well written mysteries They can be difficult to find sometimes but when you do, it s amazing I would recommend this novel to fans of Tana French as there are similarities between this novel and Tana French s novels in terms of their being intelligent and well written mysteries Complex characters, a heartbreaking story, high quality writing and great pacing made this one stand out to me I loved every moment of it and can t wait to see what is to come from Ausma Ze I love to read really smart, well written mysteries They can be difficult to find sometimes but when you do, it s amazing I would recommend this novel to fans of Tana French a A Complex And Provocative Story Of Loss, Redemption, And The Cost Of Justice That Will Linger With Readers Long After Turning The Final Page.Despite Their Many Differences, Detective Rachel Getty Trusts Her Boss, Esa Khattak, Implicitly But She S Still Uneasy At Khattak S Tight Lipped Secrecy When He Asks Her To Look Into Christopher Drayton S Death Drayton S Apparently Accidental Fall From A Cliff Doesn T Seem To Warrant A Police Investigation, Particularly Not From Rachel And Khattak S Team, Which Handles Minority Sensitive Cases But When She Learns That Drayton May Have Been Living Under An Assumed Name, Rachel Begins To Understand Why Khattak Is Tip Toeing Around This Case It Soon Comes To Light That Drayton May Have Been A War Criminal With Ties To The Srebrenica Massacre Of 1995.If That S True, Any Number Of People Might Have Had Reason To Help Drayton To His Death, And A Murder Investigation Could Have Far Reaching Ripples Throughout The Community But As Rachel And Khattak Dig Deeper Into The Life And Death Of Christopher Drayton, Every Question Seems To Lead Only To Questions, With No Easy Answers Had The Specters Of Srebrenica Returned To Haunt Drayton At The End, Or Had He Been Keeping Secrets Of An Entirely Different Nature Or, After All, Did A Man Just Fall To His Death From The Bluffs In Her Spellbinding Debut, Ausma Zehanat Khan Has Written A Complex And Provocative Story Of Loss, Redemption, And The Cost Of Justice That Will Linger With Readers Long After Turning The Final Page. An incredibly powerful novel, setting a mystery within the context of the war in the former Yugoslavia really hitting home about what happened there and creating a group of unforgettable characters This had me in tears an awful lot of the time.I, of course, am old enough to remember that time but being removed from it, watching images on the television that never really got to the heart of the matter, you don t really get how godawful that war was, how many lives were lost, what went on there An incredibly powerful novel, setting a mystery within the context of the war in the former Yugoslavia really hitting home about what happened there and creating a group of unforgettable characters This had me in tears an awful lot of the time.I, of course, am old enough to remember that time but being removed from it, watching images on the television that never really got to the heart of the matter, you don t really get how godawful that war was, how many lives were lost, what went on there Reading The Unquiet Dead was an education in that respect, a masterclass in how fiction can hit home in ways that reality often cannot.At the same time The Unquiet Dead is an entertaining and well plotted mystery although I never really felt like I was reading a whodunnit,a who are they which applied to all the characters including our main protagonists Getty and Khattak Khattak is really the most Up until a few years ago I had never read any books like this By that I mean the books that are crime fiction but also break your heart The majority of the books that I had read regarding the atrocities of war were committed during WW2 The Unquiet Dead which is based around events that occurred in 1995, 50 years later, show that nothing had changed Men, women and children losing their lives due to ethnic cleansing I remember the events that happened in the former Yugoslavia I had seen repo Up until a few years ago I had never read any books like this By that I mean the books that are crime fiction but also break your heart The majority of the books that I had read regarding the atrocities of war were committed during WW2 The Unquiet Dead which is based around events that occurred in 1995, 50 years later, show that nothing had changed Men, women and children losing their lives due to ethnic cleansing I remember the events that happened in the former Yugoslavia I had seen reports on the news regarding the war crimes trials But none of those reports or most of the earlier reviews I had read about this novel prepared me for how devastating I would find parts of it Mainly anything that was written in italics was distressing, especially if you did, like I did, which wa HOLY COW That was good.For a full review check out Excellent police procedural set in Toronto The characters were human and believable, and the mystery intriguing When the murder victim is a bad person, how vigorously should justice be pursued If you re Sgt Rachel Getty, it s all Patriotism, nationalism, she said impatiently Call it what you wish Mine the only flag, mine the only way All else is inferior, trample it underfoot Despise it, detest it Harrowing and upsetting, Khan takes an unflinching look at how the horrors of ethnic cleansing in 1990s Bosnia reverberate into the present Using the structure of a crime novel, she presents us with a Everything about the concept of this debut novel intrigued me a disgraced and demoted second generation Canadian Muslim police investigator, Khattuck, finds himself investigating the suspicious death of a man who turns out to be the Bosnian Serb war criminal, Dra en Krsti Krsti had changed his name to Christopher Drayton and had settled into a life of comfort in Toronto The NYT had just such a story leading their 3.1.15 Sunday edition last week, so we know it is entirely plausible that Bo Everything about the concept of this debut novel intrigued me a disgraced and demoted second generation Canadian Muslim police investigator, Khattuck, finds himself investigating the In this excellent debut novel, Ausma Zehanat Khan presents a story with crime old and possibly new a mystery of identity and possibly murder or was it accident reminders of genocide as well as the need for and cost of justice social ills at home and abroad She works with a very bold pen and does it very, very well The plotting and characters are well done and eminently believable The prose is equal to her task.In one example of the beauty and elegance of her prose, I ve selected a sentence In this excellent debut novel, Ausma Zehanat Khan presents a story with crime old and possibly new a mystery of identity and possibly murder or was it accident reminders of genocide as well as the need for and cost of justice social ills at home and abroad She works with a very bold pen and does it very, very well The plotting and characters are well done and eminently believable The prose is equal to her task.In one example of the beauty and elegance of her prose, I ve selected a sentence from late in the novel when answers seem hidden from the investigating officers A steely rain slanted against the horizon, the lake beyond arranged in little thrusts of chaos against the shadowy outline of the shore, the white bone of the Bluffs at a treacherou


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