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So many choices, so little time! As you can imagine, I was not happy with this, but it added to how uncomfortable I felt reading. End of the Game.

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Really looking forward to getting stuck into it! A properly formed equation can always be solved if enough of its variables can be computed and if the mathematician possesses enough skill to handle the equation’s complexity.

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.

Switzerland proves a surprising eerie setting for a crime: Don’t forget to share what you think! She 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. The Pledge is also used in many literature studies, as it analyzes the context and use of symbols.

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The Pledge (La Promesa) by Friedrich Dürrenmatt

Detective fiction often depicts crime-solving in a similar light. I might consider putting it on my TBR! Views Read Edit View history. So, the lovely Mr. While browsing books with Mr.


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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. I had thought of watching it, but am not sure…. After deciding the wrong man has been arrested for the crime, durrenmath detective lays a trap for the real killer—with all the patience of a master fisherman.

This article is about the novella. 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.

This page was last edited on 26 Decemberat Retrieved from ” https: He regards this as durrenmatf relatively minor transgression, however, as even the most naive of readers would be aware that in real life, sometimes a crime is not solved.

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To do so, Dr. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The first of Dr. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. But cruel turns of plot conspire to make him pay dearly for his pledge. Also, it was a funny coincidence rfiedrich the narration starts with a crime fiction writer going to a conference in Switzerland! However, he was alone in that assessment and the police closed the case. The detectives were men, the narrator was a man and there were no women around except for a prostitute and the durrennatt, a little girl.


They had lain in wait for him, but no one ever arrived.

His relationship with Annemarie and her mother was destroyed through their discovery that despite the genuine love they had developed for him, he had seen Annemarie merely as bait for his trap. It was too humid, too dirty, too cold and all made perfect sense with the horrible crime and how the author approaches it.

The Pledge made a huge contrast with the type of crime fiction I am used to. Once I knew I was reading a novel, it was prromesa easy to get into the story.

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. Requiem auf den Kriminalroman. 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: It sounds interesting, Elena.

Is the movie any good? As much as a fan of wintery weather as I am, The Pledge made me uncomfortable. For the film, see The Pledge film. It falls into the hard-boiled detective crime fiction.