Mysterious Book Report No. 142 – The Crooked Maid

By |2016-05-30T13:43:28+00:00May 30th, 2016|Mysterious Book Report|

The Crooked Maid by Dan Vyleta Bloomsbury, $26.00, 427 pages, ISBN 978-1-60819-809-2 In the immediate aftermath of WWII, Vienna, Austria was a political, social and environmental disaster.  It was a city in the hard business of reconstruction, denazification and redirection . . . a place that was in the midst of “Convincing itself that it was the first victim of Nazism, not it’s willing bride.”  By the year 1948,