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However, the primary narrator is actually a character named Dr. Is the movie any good?

Switzerland proves a surprising eerie setting for a crime: It is very tough though! Retrieved from ” https: Once I knew I was reading a novel, it was very easy to get into the story. The murderer had fredrich arrived for his meeting with Annemarie on the fateful day simply because he had been killed in a car accident while on his way to the rendezvous. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Don’t forget to share what you think! The Pledge made a huge contrast with the type of crime fiction I am used to. She even included details that tied the man’s behavior to that of a man the original murdered girl had reported seeing prior to her death.


The Pledge (La Promesa) by Friedrich Dürrenmatt

However, given the actual ending as related by Dr. So many choices, so little time! By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. I might consider putting it on my TBR!

Requiem auf den Kriminalroman. Although it has been absent from some subsequent editions of the novella, friedricu title of the original edition included the telling subtitle Requiem for the Detective Novel German: But cruel turns of plot conspire to make him pay dearly for his pledge.

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After deciding the wrong man has been arrested for the crime, the detective lays a trap for the real killer—with all the patience of a master fisherman. That made-for-television story had demanded an ending in line with that of a typical detective story.

While browsing books with Mr. This page was last edited on 26 Decemberat Most hard-boiled detectives belong friedrivh the American tradition, so it was very interesting to see all that smoking and whiskey-drinking set in Europe. Romulus the Great The Marriage of Mr. Bodies in the Library: Detective fiction fruedrich depicts crime-solving in a similar light. As you can imagine, I was not happy with this, but it added to how uncomfortable I felt reading.


The Pledge: Requiem for the Detective Novel – Wikipedia

The detectives were men, the narrator was a man and there were no women around except for a prostitute and the victim, a little girl. The Pledge is also used in many literature studies, as it analyzes the context and use of symbols. Really looking forward to getting stuck friedich it!

This article is about the novella. However, he was alone in that assessment and the police closed the case. To do so, Dr. I had thought of watching it, but am not sure…. Actually, I have to admit I first thought it was a study on crime fiction and it turned out to be a classic crime fiction novel. But the greater problem, to Dr.

They had lain in wait for him, but no one ever arrived. It falls into the hard-boiled detective crime fiction.