Interview: David Young

David Young’s debut novel, Stasi Child, won the CWA Historical Dagger when it was published in 2016. Since then, his Stasi novels have been sold in 11 territories around the world. They feature Karin Müller, a detective in the People’s Police in East Germany and…
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Stasi Wolf

Written by David Young — David Young’s novel Stasi Child was a memorable debut and a breath of fresh air in crime fiction. It focused on East Germany in the 1970s, a country and period that are less known to readers in Western Europe. By fortuitous coincidence,…
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The wolf of Karl-Marx-Allee

On the Radar — GDR noir could be the next big thing in crime fiction, what with Deutschland 83, Simon Urban’s Plan D, and David Young’s novels set in East Germany. That’s where we’re heading first with this week’s new crime releases. These books are hitting…
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First look: Stasi Wolf

Last year during New Talent November, we brought you our review of Stasi Child, David Young’s impressive debut. For anyone looking for a new crime novel setting, it was a bit of a revelation – not many have been set in the German Democratic Republic,…
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