The Judge and the Hangman by Friedrich Durrenmatt

It is my personal belief that a truly great detective novel always opens with the discovery of a body. Friedrich Durrenmatt’s novella The Judge and the Hangman does just that. The body of a police inspector has been found in a car parked on a lonely road. The village police man who found it, drove the car into down, the body still in the passenger … Continue reading The Judge and the Hangman by Friedrich Durrenmatt