[BOOKS] ⚡ Mephisto Waltz (Liebermann Papers, #7) ✯ Frank Tallis – Rvtrek.info

Mephisto Waltz (Liebermann Papers, #7) I enjoyed this book as historical fiction the world of Vienna in the early 20th Century is vividly recreated and Tallis s characters are well drawn and fascinating the descriptions of the meals is mouth watering and the music this books really need a soundtrack As a mystery or thriller however, I feel the book is a little flat There is no real mystery in this novel we know pretty much all along who is the killer Tallis s attempt to create a thriller plot seem out of place in his Vienna I enjoyed this book as historical fiction the world of Vienna in the early 20th Century is vividly recreated and Tallis s charac I ve read all of Frank Tallis books about Max Liebermann and Oscar Reinhardt and enjoyed them, this was no exception These are period pieces set in Vienna at the turn of the century and follow the basic Sherlock Holmes Dr Watson format Tallis is not only a writer by a practicing psychotherapist His main character is a psychotherapist who uses his skills to solve the murders that Reinhardt finds himself involved in as an Inspector in the Security Office The third main character is a strongl I ve read all of Frank Tallis books about Max Liebermann and Oscar Reinhardt and enjoyed them, this was no exception These are period pieces set in Vienna at the turn of the century and follow the basic Sherlock Holmes Dr Watson format Tallis is not only a writer by a practicing psychotherapist His main character is a psychotherapist who uses his skills to solve the murders that Reinhardt finds himself involved in as an Inspector in the Security Office The third main character is a strongly drawn female, Amelia Lydgate who specializes in blood work and new technology In this book an early lie detector called a Cardiograph figures in Ms Lydgate began as a patient and now is Liebermann s lover Sigmund Freud also appears in the books as Liebermann s mentor The information about the city and the politics of that period are always interesting and well researched The relationship of Liebermann and his family is also Vienna, 1904 The Body Of A Man Still Sitting In A Chair Is Discovered In An Abandoned Piano Factory On The Outskirts Of The City He Has Been Shot Dead But His Face Has Been Horribly Disfigured With Acid, Making Identification Impossible In Front Of The Body Are Three Chairs Positioned Conspicuously In A Straight Line Who Were The Former Occupants Had They Sat In Judgement And Pronounced A Sentence Of Death Detective Inspector Oskar Rheinhardt Calls On His Good Friend Doctor Max Lieberman Psychiatrist And Disciple Of Sigmund Freud To Assist In An Investigation That Draws Them Both Into The Shadowy And Sexually Unconventional World Of Fringe Political Activism It Is A World Populated By Bohemians, Utopian Idealists, And Anarchists, Many Of Whom Endorse Acts Of Terror To Achieve Their Revolutionary Aims When Bomb Making Equipment Is Found In A Suburban Basement, The Sinister Imperial Intelligence Bureau Who Have Been Secretly Monitoring Rheinhardt S Investigation Make Themselves Known A Legendary Anarchist Known Only By His Code Name Mephistopheles Is Abroad In Vienna An Appalling Act Of Terror Has Been Planned And Time Is Running Out Rheinhardt Must Hope That Liebermann, With His Profound Knowledge Of Psychology And Science, Will Be Able To Prevent The Coming Catastrophe The Latest Novel In The Iconic Max Lieberman Mystery Series, Mephisto Waltz Is A Tale Of Murder, Romance, Intrigue, And Espionage Set In The Atmospheric World Of Fin De Siecle Vienna. For the most part, the previous Max Liebermann mysteries by Frank Tallis were charming, humorous, and bitingly critical of the politics and culture of Viennese society during the late 1800s and early 1900s We identified with Max, a psychiatrist, as he tended to troubled patients helped his friend, Detective Inspector Oskar Rheinhardt, solve homicides and looked for a compatible woman with whom he could share his life Mephisto Waltz takes place in 1904, at a time when Vienna is filled with a For the most part, the previous Max Liebermann mysteries by Frank Tallis were charming, humorous, and bitingly critical of the politics and culture of Viennese society during the late 1800s and early 1900s We identified with Max, a psychiatrist, as he tended to troubled patients helped his friend, Detective Inspector Oskar Rheinhardt, solve homicides and looked for a compatible woman with whom he could share his life Mephisto Waltz takes place in 1904, at a time when Vienna is filled with angry men and women protesting the oppression of poor people by the upper classes A criminal mastermind, known as Mephistopheles thanks to his devilish appearance , skillfully manipulates others but is too clever to be captured himself Max, meanwhile, continues to care for his mentally ill patients, but also finds time to assist Oskar with his investigations When an unidentified killer shoots a man in a former piano factory and disfigure Seventh in the crime series set in turn of the 20th century Vienna, featuring psychoanalyst Dr Max Liebermann single, but now with a live in lover, the scientist Amelia Lydgate and his friend, the married father and detective Oskar Rheinhardt of the security service Not quite as good as most of the others, because there I read and review a series book differently than I read a standalone Maybe because I m usually familiar with the series characters and histories, I expect different writing than in an unfamiliar book It was so that I read British author Frank Tallis s newest Max Liebermann mystery , Mephisto Waltz Set in Vienna in the early 1900 s, Tallis returns to his characters with a new story to add to the on going one Frankly, though, I was disappointed in the book The story, about anarchists poss I read and review a series book differently than I read a standalone Maybe because I m usually familiar with the series characters and histories, I expect different writing than in an unfamiliar book It was so that I read British author Frank Tallis s newest I was a First Read Winner of this book and I really enjoyed it This was my first book by Frank Tallis, but it certainly won t be my last I did not realize that this book is part of a series and I was worried if I would feel lost at any point, but besides not knowing how the main characters ended up being friends and helping each other out, it proofed not to be a problem at all I loved the plot line, characters and the time period, the only negative thing a It was good to re visit Max and Detective Inspector Rheinhardt after their hiatus of a few years However, they seemed a bit faded Their personalities didn t seem as colorful or the Austrian pastries described with quite the same verve Perhaps the plot wasimportant than in past entries in the series, but the anarchists and the police and the Russian secret police and numerous dead bodies with differing means of death left me skimming over the plot At the end it was mostly all accounted It was good to re visit Max and Detective Inspector Rheinhardt after their hiatus of a few years However, they seemed a bit faded Their personalities didn t seem as colorful or the Austrian pastries described with quite the same verve Perhaps the plot wasimportant than in past entries in the series, but the anarchists and the police and the Russian secret police and numerous dead This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here This book was EXCEPTIONAL, and the perfect culmination of Tallis s Max Liebermann series His characters are so well developed, warts and all , that they feel like real human beings Their work is meaningful, they have meaningful relationships with families, friends, colleagues, and lovers The author describes other characters with understanding and explains why they have become broken individuals Tallis draws parallels between past and present, parallels most of us don t see because we tend This book was EXCEPTIONAL, and the perfect culmination of Tallis s Max Liebermann series His characters are so well developed, warts and all , that they feel like real human beings Their work is meaningful, they have meaningful relationships with families, friends, colleagues, and lovers The author describes other characters with understanding and explains why they have become broken individuals Tallis draws parallels between past and present, parallels most of us don t see because we tend to view the world myopically The term propaganda by the deed or of the deed is just a different term for what we today call terrorism We tend to think that terrorism is a modern phenomenon, but it s not B An excellent work of historical fiction My thanks to my contacts at Pegasus Books, Iris Blasi, Katie McGuire, Maia Larson, and Bowen Dunnan for my review copy of this book You guys rock The book opens with an account of the 1898 assassination of Empress Elizabeth of Austria Vienna, 19o4 Anarchists are at work in Vienna, seeking to destabilize the region by various bomb attacks and political assassinations A body is discovered in a chair inside an abandoned pian


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