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E enough He is to help capture an aging Nazi collaborator who has become a war profiteer But nothing is simple in the Balkans Petric is also being used as bait to lure his uarry into the open and when the operation goes sour he is drawn across Europe into a dangerous labyrinth of. What wouldn t be an exciting read with the Balkan wars a couple of war criminals andVlado Petric a Berlin construction worker at the beginning of the book detailed to the International War Crimes Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia at The Hague where his local knowledge of Sarajevo and its surrounding towns and villages are deemed important to the Tribunal Petric had earlier been a police detective in Sarajevo until he escaped to Berlin to join his wife and daughter He is recruited by Calvin Pine an American investigator Attending a high toned reception at the home of the Chief Prosecutor Petric becomes aware of the rivalries between some of the Americans and between them and the French The Tribunal s main objective is to capture and try the man who ordered the massacre at Srebenica But modern Balkan wars and atrocities do not happen in a vacuum They are spawned by wars of the past and by the men who raped and murdered their neighbors of a different religion because that was how things had always been the endless cycles of killings and revenge Vlado learns from Calvin Pine who is to accompany him to talk to Pero Madek a WW11 criminal whose partner had happened to be Vlado s own father Enver Petric Included in this labyrinthine plot are the Pontifical Relief Commission for Refugees the Croatian Augustinian monks at the monastery of San Girolamo in Rome who ran the rat line that helped Nazis and fascists to escape apprehension many going to South America Among these were Madek and Petric and the hoard of looted gold from the State Bank of Croatia which they were supposed to have taken to Castelammare near Naples where they lived under aliases from 1945 to 1961 People lose their heads over gold not least Paul Harkness the CIA man working at the US embassy in The Hague This book is another example of a CIA operative acting purely in his own interests

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Vlado Petric a former homicide detective in Sarajevo is now living in exile and making a meagre living working at a Berlin construction site when an American investigator for the International War Crimes Tribunal recruits him to return home on a mission The assignment sounds simpl. War crimes Balkan s war and WW2 Last 30 pages a great ride

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Secret identities stolen gold and horrifying discoveries about his own family’s past Intelligent and suspenseful The Small Boat of Great Sorrows brings together chilling crimes the lies people live and the cold facts of international politics into a masterful electrifying thrill. Always good to find a new to me historical mystery writer The Balti Sun says A literary thriller with historical perspective Set in 1998 this is book 2 and I hope to check out others This one centered on war crimes from WWII than the Balkans


10 thoughts on “The Small Boat of Great Sorrows

  1. says:

    War crimes Balkan's war and WW2 Last 30 pages a great ride

  2. says:

    Veryvery goodBetter than the firstPity the author didn't continue the series

  3. says:

    I do not remember how I got onto this series but I am glad that I did I recently read Len Deighton's XPD which dealt with WWII echoes down the corridor the same thing happens in this one with the WWII goings on in Yugoslavia dripping into moder

  4. says:

    Sort of the follow up to Lie in the Dark Truly wonderful book though if I had to go to a desert island with just one of them it would probably be Lie in the Dark

  5. says:

    What wouldn't be an exciting read with the Balkan wars a couple of war criminals andVlado Petric a Berlin construction worker at the beginning of the book detailed to the International War Crimes Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia at The Hague where his local knowledge of Sarajevo and its surrounding towns and villages are deemed

  6. says:

    I've become a fan of a growing number of authors over the years They have earned my allegiance by never letting me down at least in any significant wayDan Fesperman is decidedly one of these authors I don't want to waste time repeating what many other reviewers have already described plot character etcI just felt compelled to record my high regard for Mr Fesperman's writingFortunately for me there are still a few novels of his

  7. says:

    A fitting seuel to Vlado Petric's story from Lie in the Dark the action begins in Berlin with Vlado as a refugee with his family He is approached by an American Calvin Pine who is a War Crimes Tribunal who needs Vlado to help him plan an undercover operation against a war criminal Over the course of the investig

  8. says:

    Interestingexciting plot engaging read The language struck me as excessively American at times though distracting me from th

  9. says:

    Always good to find a new to me historical mystery writer The Balti Sun says A literary thriller with historical

  10. says:

    A book with great depth and history along with great sorrows One of my favorite authors

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