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The Empty Mirror (Viennese Mysteries #1) The Summer Of 1898 Finds Austria Terrorized By A Killer Who The Press Calls Vienna S Jack The Ripper Four Bodies Have Already Been Found, But When The Painter Gustav Klimt S Female Model Becomes The Fifth Victim, The Police Finger Him As The Culprit The Artist Has Already Scandalized Viennese Society With His Erotically Charged Modern Paintings Who Better To


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10 thoughts on “The Empty Mirror (Viennese Mysteries #1)

  1. says:

    Ein Buch, das ich mit wachsendem Vergn gen und Interesse gelesen habe.Das Thema, der Mord an Kaiserin Elisabeth von sterreich und der fragw rdige Selbstmord ihres Sohnes werden hier Sherlock Holmes like akribisch und intelligent verfolgt.Im Prater werden ber Monate Menschen ermordet abgelegt Leider, oder muss ich sagen, gl cklicherweise wird der bekannte Wiener K nstler Gustav Klimt verd chtigt und verhaftet Dieser beauftragt seinen Freund, den Advokat Werthen d...


  2. says:

    This book wears two faces It s both a detailed exploration of turn of the century Vienna and a complex mystery stretching from palaces to slums Although at times encyclopedic, The Empty Mirror does a great job balancing history and intrigue.I read this book for two reasons First, I recently went to Vienna and was stunned by the Sisi Museum Sisi is the affectionate nickname of Empress Elisabeth, and she and her many siblings led fascinating lives, from innocent beauty to dark recluse, from as This book wears two faces It s both a detailed exploration of turn of the century Vienna and a complex mystery stretching from palaces to slums Although at times encyclopedic, The Empty Mirror does a great job balancing history and intrigue.I read this book for two reasons First, I recently went to Vienna and was stunned by the Sisi Museum Sisi is the affectionate nickname of Empress Elisabeth, and she and her many siblings led fascinating lives, from innocent beauty to dark recluse, from assassination to electroshock therapy It made me want to write a historical novel ab...


  3. says:

    Jones, J Sydney THE EMPTY MIRROR A Viennese Mystery 2009 1 2 The author is an expert on Vienna and things Viennese He has written guidebooks for the city and a history of the city He has chosen to set this mystery, his first, in Vienna in 1898 The city is being terrorized by a serial killer, called Vienna s Jack the Ripper Four bodies have been found so far and there is, as yet, no viable suspect Th...


  4. says:

    I absolutely love this book and this author What a fine classy grown up mystery this is Set in Vienna, Austria a place I love in 1898, lawyer Advokat Karl Werthen finds himself embroiled in what was termed the search for Vienna s version of Jack the Ripper when he defends artist friend Gustav Klimt who is accused of all of the murders when his model is the 5th victim Werthen is ably assisted by criminologist Dr Hans Gross and when they prove Klimt is innocent another victim dies while h I absolutely love this book and this author What a fine classy grown up mystery this is Set in Vienna, Austria a place I love in 1898, lawyer Advokat Karl Werthen finds himself embroiled in what was termed the search for Vienna s version of Jack the Ripper when he defends artist friend Gustav Klimt who is accused of all of the murders when his model is the 5th victim Werthen is ably assisted by criminologist Dr Hans Gross and when they prove Klimt is innocent another victim dies while he is in jail , they find they can t stop until they find out who the real killer Moving among the upper echelons of aristocratic society, they soon become stalked by those who are behind the killings and there are evenkillings While they search Europe for answers, Werthen unexpectedly falls in love with the good friend of a ...


  5. says:

    Books set in Vienna always, eventually, get to the food Sacher tortes and coffees of various kinds, sausages, spaetzle, and of course schlagsahne The only German I know is mit schlagsahne, bitte J Sydney Jones The Empty Mirror is a mystery in which a former criminal attorney, Karl Werthen now practicing what seems to be property transfer law or something similarly boring , and a famed criminologist, Dr Hans Gross, team up to prove that Werthen s friend, Gustav Klimt, is innocent of a str Books set in Vienna always, eventually, get to the food Sacher tortes and coffees of various kinds, sausages, spaetzle, and of course schlagsahne The only German I know is mit schlagsahne, bitte J Sydney Jones The Empty Mirror is a mystery in which a former criminal attorney, Karl Werthen now prac...


  6. says:

    Excellent find I look forward to continuing with this series.


  7. says:

    Turn of the century Vienna is becoming a popular location for historical crime fiction and this novel was just about on par with those of Frank Tallis At times the educational dialogue about Vienna and the Austro Hungarian Empire is overdone but the characters of Werthen and Gross are likeable and the repartee is amusing The plot was at times over complex and scarcely believab...


  8. says:

    Murders and Mayhem in Historic Vienna.., March 9, 2010 Welcome to the Vienna of 1898 It s summer and Gustav Klimt, the handsome, notorious artist who adds elegant gold or colored touches to his paintings, is in eminent danger of being arrested The fifth victim of a vicious murderer has been found on the grounds of the Prater amusement park built to celebrate Fran Jo...


  9. says:

    A solid, deliberate historical fiction piece,It is unfortunate that the book doesn t contain any historical notes at the conclusion I have the ARC, Advanced Reading Copy, fromVine so perhaps the novel itself will contain one The base of this story is fact a spin on the reasons behind the death of Empress Elisabeth of Austria and her son Rudolph, the Crown Prince of Austria making it historical fiction.The inclusion of painter Gustav Klimt and criminalist Inspector Hanns Gross, both r A solid, deliberate historical fiction piece,It is unfortunate that the book doesn t contain any historical notes at the conclusion I have the ARC, Advanced Reading Copy, fromVine so perhaps the novel itself will contain one The base of this story is fact a spin on the reasons behind the death of Empress Elisabeth of Austria and her son Rudolph, the Crown Prince of Austria making it historical fiction.The inclusion of painter Gustav Klimt and criminalist Inspector Hanns Gross, both real people, was creative use of those living in the time of these events Though it is never specifically stated, the novel is ac...


  10. says:

    I am a big fan of mystery, and do enjoy reading mysteries from various periods of time And this book, like other historical mysteries takes place in the past and weaves events from the past and mysteries together However, this book had some quirks that made the book successful at times and plodding at others 1 As a mystery it was engaging, though our experts missed a vital clue that should have tipped them off at the end of Part 1 That the man who was deemed the murderer was in fact, not T I am a big fan of mystery, and do enjoy reading mysteries from various periods of time And this book, like other historical mysteries takes place in the past and weaves events from the past and mysteries together However, this book had some quirks that made the book successful at times and plodding at others 1 As a mystery it was engaging, though our experts missed a vital clue that should have tipped them off at the end of Part 1 That the man ...


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