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To the life and death of Christopher Drayton every uestion seems to lead only to uestions with no easy answers Had the specters of Srebrenica returned to haunt Drayton at the end or had he been keeping secrets of an entirely different nature Or after all did a man just fall to his death from the BluffsIn her spellbinding debut Ausma Zehanat Khan has written a complex and provocative story of loss redemption and the cost of justice that will linger with readers long after turning the final page. HOLY COW That was goodFor a full review check out

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A complex and provocative story of loss redemption and the cost of justice that will linger with readers long after turning the final pageDespite their many differences Detective Rachel Getty trusts her boss Esa Khattak implicitly But she's still uneasy at Khattak's tight lipped secrecy when he asks her to look into Christopher Drayton's death Drayton's apparently accidental fall from a cliff doesn't seem to warrant a police investigation particularly not from Rachel and Khattak's team which h. In this series debut by Ausma Zehanat Khan the reader faces some of the most traumatic storytelling imaginable of a set of recent historical events offset by a Canadian police procedural that does not wane at any point Khan writes with a passion and develops a powerful piece that is as much about Canadian society as many other locations around the world One part of the Toronto Police Service is the Community Relations branch responsible for working with and solving crimes within the city s numerous minority groups Its elite team is Pakistani born Esa Khattak and city local Rachel Getty Khattak well versed in policing has experience dealing with the minority community which is enriched by being a practicing Muslim He is able to educate Getty while also allowing her to f

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Andles minority sensitive cases But when she learns that Drayton may have been living under an assumed name Rachel begins to understand why Khattak is tip toeing around this case It soon comes to light that Drayton may have been a war criminal with ties to the Srebrenica massacre of 1995If that's true any number of people might have had reason to help Drayton to his death and a murder investigation could have far reaching ripples throughout the community But as Rachel and Khattak dig deeper in. In this excellent debut novel Ausma Zehanat Khan presents a story with crime old and possibly new a mystery of identity and possibly murder or was it accident reminders of genocide as well as the need for and cost of justice social ills at home and abroad She works with a very bold pen and does it very very well The plotting and characters are well done and eminently believable The prose is eual to her taskIn one example of the beauty and elegance of her prose I ve selected a sentence from late in the novel when answers seem hidden from the investigating officers A steely rain slanted against the horizon the lake beyond arranged in little thrusts of chaos against the shadowy outline of the shore the white bone of the Bluffs at a treacherous distance loc 4421Within thi


10 thoughts on “The Unuiet Dead

  1. says:

    Simply superb Harrowing and compelling defying genres The Unuiet Dead left a mark on me and I'll be thinking about it for

  2. says:

    In this series debut by Ausma Zehanat Khan the reader faces some of the most traumatic storytelling imaginable of a set of recent historical events offset by a Canadian police procedural that does not wane at an

  3. says:

    The Unuiet Dead has moved me emotionally like no other mystery ever has before and is uite possibly one of the best books I've read I will admit to being an historian and the amount of research that Khan invested i

  4. says:

    Everything about the concept of this debut novel intrigued me a disgraced and demoted second generation Canadian Muslim police investigator Khattuck finds himself investigating the suspicious death of a man who turns out to be the Bosnian Serb war criminal Dražen Krstić Krstić had changed his name to Christopher Drayton and had settled in

  5. says:

    Rounded up from 45 stars This debut is the first in a series that's now five books strong and I'm working my way through the rest The Canadian p

  6. says:

    In this excellent debut novel Ausma Zehanat Khan presents a story with crime old and possibly new; a mystery of identity and possibly murder or was it accident; reminders of genocide as well as the need for and cost of justice; social ills at home and abroad She works with a very bold pen and does it very very well The plotting and character

  7. says:

    An incredibly powerful novel setting a mystery within the context of the war in the former Yugoslavia – really hitting home about what happened there and creating a group of unforgettable characters This had me in tears an awful lot of the timeI of course am old enough to remember that time but being removed from it watching images on the television that never really got to the heart of the matter you don’t really get how g

  8. says:

    HOLY COW That was goodFor a full review check out

  9. says:

    I love to read really smart well written mysteries They can be difficult to find sometimes but when you do it's amazing I would reco

  10. says:

    After I had finished this book I kept wondering Why? Why did the author use such a totally unlikely detective story to showcase the horrors at Srebrenica? If I gave examples I would be revealing too much of the story but I ask anyone who has read the book to consider how probable this mystery story is To me this lack of verisimilitude took away from the real story which the author wanted to tell the genocide of Muslims in BosniaI also ue

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