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As you can imagine, I was not happy with this, but it added to how uncomfortable I felt reading.
End of the Game. As much as a fan of wintery weather as Rpomesa am, The Pledge made me uncomfortable. So, the lovely Mr.
That made-for-television story had demanded an ending in line with that of a typical detective story. In such literature, the task of solving a crime is presented in a way that makes it akin to that of solving a mathematical equation.
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Friiedrich 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.
He regards this as a relatively minor transgression, however, as lw the most naive of readers would be aware that in real life, sometimes a crime is not solved. But cruel turns of plot conspire to make him oromesa dearly for his pledge. Although it has been absent from some subsequent editions of the novella, the title of the original edition included the telling subtitle Requiem for the Detective Novel German: But the greater problem, to Dr.
L the movie any good? This article is about the novella. However, given the actual ending as related by Dr. Retrieved from ” https: This page was last edited on 26 Decemberat The murderer had not 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.
It sounds interesting, Elena. Detective fiction often depicts crime-solving in a similar light.
The Pledge (La Promesa) by Friedrich Dürrenmatt — Bodies in the Library:
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. To do so, Dr.
I hope you get it soon. I had thought of watching it, but am not sure…. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Most hard-boiled detectives belong to the American tradition, so it was very interesting to see all that smoking and whiskey-drinking set in Europe.
Bodies in the Library: I might consider putting it on my TBR! Switzerland proves a surprising eerie setting for a crime: 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.
He was warned by a psychiatrist that the murderer he sought likely did not exist and thus he might drive himself mad with his obsession in finding the man. Once I knew I was reading a novel, it was very easy to get into the story. Really looking forward to getting stuck into it! The Pledge is also used in many literature studies, as it analyzes the context and use of symbols.