Micol and David Ostow
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“If crime connoisseurs take only one book to the beach this summer they should make sure it is Those We Left Behind by Stuart Neville, in which the absolute master of Belfast Noir delivers a sustained crescendo of creeping menace.
“The great draw of Innocence; or, Murder on Steep Street is the menacing view it gives us of communist Prague ... Kovaly channels Chandler but takes him into a landscape far, far away from wide-open L.A.
“Saenz is a likeable protagonist, a contemporary Fr Brown, as motivated by compassion as he is by justice ... A fascinating snapshot of a country still struggling to come to terms with the poverty, corruption and brutality of the Ferdinand Marcos era.”