A Passion for Killing – Barbara Nadel

An early outing with İstanbuli policemen Çetin İkmen and Mehmet Süleyman.

İkmen finds his excuse to avoid pre trial paperwork ends up embroiling him in multiple affairs of the heart and passions verging on obsession, featuring Lawrence of Arabia’s batman and an Ottoman princess, carpets and present day lovers in İstanbul’s diplomatic community.

Elsewhere, a moralistic murderer called the Peeper is on a serial killing spree which requires Süleyman to collaborate with the mysterious state security services.

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