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Darkness Rising

(2009)
(Vienna Secrets)
(The fourth book in the Liebermann Papers series)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
Anthony Awards Best Paperback original (nominee)
Vienna 1903. Outside one of the cities most splendid baroque churches the decapitated body of a monk is found. Shortly after, the remains of a municipal councillor are discovered in the grounds of another church - his head also ripped from his body. It transpires that both men were rabid anti-semites and suspicions fall on Vienna's close-knit community of Hassidic Jews. In a city riven by racial tensions and extremism, the situation is potentially explosive. Detective Inspector Rheinhardt turns to his trusted friend, the young psychoanalyst Doctor Max Liebermann, for assistance.As the investigation progresses, Liebermann is drawn into the world of Jewish mysticism - a magical world dominated by the rites and secret lore of the Kabbalah. Liebermann, a man who rejects all forms of superstition, is forced to embrace his own cultural origins to understand the meaning of the murders. In the old ghetto district of Prague, he learns of folk legends concerning a great Kabbalist which will ultimately provide him with the key to the mystery. At the same time, Liebermann's life is in crisis. Political forces conspire against him, resulting in his suspension from the General Hospital - and the unobtainable object of his romantic desires has become an unhealthy obsession.

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Hardback Editions

January 2009 : UK Hardback
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Title: Darkness Rising (Liebermann Papers 4)
Author(s): Frank Tallis
ISBN: 1-84605-360-9 / 978-1-84605-360-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Century
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Paperback Editions

February 2010 : USA Paperback
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Title: Vienna Secrets: A Max Liebermann Mystery
Author(s): Frank Tallis
ISBN: 0-8129-8099-9 / 978-0-8129-8099-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
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August 2009 : UK Paperback
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Title: Darkness Rising: (Liebermann Papers 4)
Author(s): Frank Tallis
ISBN: 0-09-951974-7 / 978-0-09-951974-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Arrow
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August 2009 : UK Perfect Paperback
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Title: Darkness Rising
Author(s): Frank Tallis
ISBN: 0-09-951975-5 / 978-0-09-951975-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Random House UK Ltd
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January 2009 : UK Paperback
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Title: Darkness Rising
Author(s): Frank Tallis
ISBN: 1-84605-361-7 / 978-1-84605-361-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Century
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Audio Editions

January 2012 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Darkness Rising
Author(s): Frank Tallis
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
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November 2011 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Vienna Secrets
Author(s): Frank Tallis
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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November 2011 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Vienna Secrets
Author(s): Frank Tallis
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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November 2011 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Vienna Secrets (Liebermann Papers)
Author(s): Dr Frank Tallis
ISBN: 0-7927-8024-8 / 978-0-7927-8024-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
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September 2010 : UK Audio CD
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Title: Darkness Rising
Author(s): Frank Tallis
ISBN: 1-4074-3609-0 / 978-1-4074-3609-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
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Kindle Editions

February 2010 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: Vienna Secrets: A Max Liebermann Mystery
Author(s): Frank Tallis
Publisher: Random House
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July 2009 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Darkness Rising: (Liebermann Papers 4)
Author(s): Frank Tallis
Publisher: Cornerstone Digital
Availability: Amazon UK