Hunkeler's 1st Case
Published by Diogenes as Silberkiesel
Original Title: Silberkiesel
The hunt for diamonds belonging to the drugs mafia is keeping Inspector Hunkeler on tenterhooks. A Lebanese courier gets rid of his wares before the police can seize him. The diamonds are found by a canal worker, who is determined to keep his lucky find. But the courier will do anything to get them back. With this, his first case, Inspector Peter Hunkeler from Basel makes his literary debut.
»This silver pebble is in truth a little diamond.«
Die Presse, Vienna