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To do so, Dr. The Pledge made a huge contrast with the type of crime fiction I am used to. It sounds interesting, Elena. His relationship with Annemarie and her mother was destroyed through their discovery that despite the genuine love promrsa had developed for him, he had seen Annemarie merely as bait for his trap.

However, given the actual ending as related by Dr. I hope you get it soon. I had never heard of him, so I was really glad to discover him and his work. Although it has been absent from some subsequent editions of the novella, the title of the original edition included the telling subtitle Requiem for the Detective Novel German: I might consider putting it on my TBR!

I had thought of watching it, but am not sure…. As much as a fan of wintery weather as I am, The Pledge made me uncomfortable.

The Pledge (La Promesa) by Friedrich Dürrenmatt

This article is about the novella. Also, it was a funny coincidence that the narration starts with a crime fiction writer going to a conference in Switzerland!


Retrieved from ” https: Is the movie any good? After deciding the wrong man has been arrested for the crime, the detective lays a trap for the real killer—with all the patience of a master fisherman.

They had lain in wait for him, but no one ever arrived. This page was last edited on 26 Decemberat She even included details that tied the man’s behavior to that of a man the original murdered girl had reported seeing prior to her death.

Bodies in the Library: The detectives were men, the narrator was a man and there were dureenmatt women around except for a prostitute and the victim, a little girl. Requiem auf den Kriminalroman. While browsing books with Mr.

He regards this as a relatively minor transgression, however, as even the most naive of readers would be aware that in real life, sometimes a crime is durrenmqtt solved. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Detective fiction often depicts crime-solving in a similar light.

The first of Dr. He was warned by a psychiatrist that the murderer he sought likely did not exist and thus he might drive himself mad with his obsession in finding the man. Actually, I have to admit I first thought it was a study on crime fiction and it turned out to be a classic crime fiction novel.


It is very tough though!

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Once I knew I was reading a novel, it was very easy to get into the story. So, the lovely Mr. Romulus the Great The Marriage of Mr.

So many choices, so little time! End of the Game. It was too humid, too dirty, too cold and all made perfect sense with the horrible crime and how the author approaches it. Views Read Edit View history.

However, the primary narrator is actually a character named Dr.

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The Pledge is also used in many literature studies, as it analyzes the context and use of symbols. Switzerland proves a surprising eerie setting for a rriedrich For the film, see The Pledge film. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

But cruel turns of plot conspire to make him pay dearly for his pledge. In such literature, the task of solving a crime is presented in a way that makes it akin to that of solving a mathematical equation. The murderer had not arrived for his meeting with Annemarie on the fateful day simply because he had been killed in a car accident while on his way to the rendezvous.

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