By Sasha Margolis
The 12 months is 1871. The population of Balativke reside in tender stability – until eventually a tender Russian aristocrat is located murdered close to the house of Koppel, a terrible Jew. With the police not able to resolve the secret of the aristocrat’s homicide, and blame falling upon Koppel amid a emerging tide of anti-Jewish feeling, a determined Avrom makes an attempt to avoid catastrophe for his group via looking for the reality himself.
Learning as a lot concerning the humans he lives between as he does in regards to the slain Arkady Olegovich Efimovski, Avrom reveals that few are who they appear. yet may perhaps one in all his buddies particularly be a murderer?
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The Tsimbalist by Sasha Margolis