Allmen and the pink diamond / Martin Suter ; translated by Steph Morris.

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    • Abstract:
      Summary: "An unimaginably valuable pink diamond has gone missing and a mysterious Russian residing in Switzerland is suspected of having made off with the treasured jewel. But the investigative duo of Johann Friedrich von Allmen and his Guatemalan butler Carlos are on the case. Their search leads from London to Zurich to a grand hotel on the Baltic coast. Amorous adventures and diverting mishaps litter the path through a world of European high culture and luxury, with hard-knuckle forays into global financial markets and high tech moves to manipulate them. This is the second in a series of fast-paced detective novels devoted to a memorable gentleman thief who, with his trusted sidekick, runs an international detective agency to recover stolen precious objects"--Back cover.
    • Other Titles:
      Allmen & the pink diamond.
      Allmen und der rosa Diamant. English
    • ISBN:
      9781939931634
      1939931630
    • Accession Number:
      2018961675
    • Accession Number:
      on1030906871
      1030906871
    • Accession Number:
      fay.646465
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    • ABNT:
      SUTER, M.; MORRIS, S. Allmen and the pink diamond. [s. l.]: New Vessel Press, 2019. ISBN 9781939931634. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.646465. Acesso em: 7 dez. 2019.
    • AMA:
      Suter M, Morris S. Allmen and the Pink Diamond. New Vessel Press; 2019. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.646465. Accessed December 7, 2019.
    • APA:
      Suter, M., & Morris, S. (2019). Allmen and the pink diamond. New Vessel Press. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.646465
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Suter, Martin, and Steph Morris. 2019. Allmen and the Pink Diamond. An Allmen Detective Novel: [2]. New Vessel Press. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.646465.
    • Harvard:
      Suter, M. and Morris, S. (2019) Allmen and the pink diamond. New Vessel Press (An Allmen detective novel: [2]). Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.646465 (Accessed: 7 December 2019).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Suter, M & Morris, S 2019, Allmen and the pink diamond, An Allmen detective novel: [2], New Vessel Press, viewed 7 December 2019, .
    • MLA:
      Suter, Martin, and Steph Morris. Allmen and the Pink Diamond. New Vessel Press, 2019. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.646465.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Suter, Martin, and Steph Morris. Allmen and the Pink Diamond. An Allmen Detective Novel: [2]. New Vessel Press, 2019. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.646465.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Suter M, Morris S. Allmen and the pink diamond [Internet]. New Vessel Press; 2019 [cited 2019 Dec 7]. (An Allmen detective novel: [2]). Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.646465

Reviews

LJ Reviews 2019 March #1

After the sparkly Allmen and the Dragonflies, destitute if aristocratic Johann Friedrich von Allmen returns with Guatemalan butler Carlos, having founded Allmen International Inquiries to pursue work as a private investigator. Here, he's been asked by an Englishman to find the Pink Diamond, a precious jewel stolen from a man who really doesn't have a claim on it. The suspect is a Russian Allmen tracks from an apartment building to a rental agency to a villa to a stunning Baltic coast resort, where sophisticated sybarite Allmen of course gets the best of everything and charges it to his client. But the Russian is being tracked by others, the Pink Diamond turns out not to be as expected, and Allmen and faithful Carlos enter the slippery realm of high finance. VERDICT Immense fun for lovers of international mystery.

Copyright 2019 Library Journal.

PW Reviews 2019 January #4

In Suter's so-so sequel to 2018's Allmen and the Dragonflies, Johann Friedrich von Allmen, the head of Allmen International Inquiries, accepts a lucrative assignment, despite the belief of his butler and business partner, Carlos de Leon, that the case is beyond Johann's capacity. A pink diamond that was auctioned in Switzerland for £30 million has disappeared. An Englishman named Montgomery tells Allman that his unnamed client was the gem's purchaser, and that others have identified a Russian, Artyom Sokolov, as having been involved in the theft. Montgomery asks Allman to find Sokolov, whose last known address was in Switzerland. Allmen's dogged but unremarkable sleuthing develops promising leads, as well as evidence that his quarry is also of interest to multiple other parties. The plot itself is nothing special, and the conceit of an investigator living beyond his means who relies on his servant's commonsense goes only so far in maintaining interest in what happens once Sokolov is found. Still, some fans of light crime novels will be satisfied. (Mar.)

Copyright 2019 Publishers Weekly.

PW Reviews 2019 February #1

In Suter's so-so sequel to 2018's Allmen and the Dragonflies, Johann Friedrich von Allmen, the head of Allmen International Inquiries, accepts a lucrative assignment, despite the belief of his butler and business partner, Carlos de Leon, that the case is beyond Johann's capacity. A pink diamond that was auctioned in Switzerland for £30 million has disappeared. An Englishman named Montgomery tells Allman that his unnamed client was the gem's purchaser, and that others have identified a Russian, Artyom Sokolov, as having been involved in the theft. Montgomery asks Allman to find Sokolov, whose last known address was in Switzerland. Allmen's dogged but unremarkable sleuthing develops promising leads, as well as evidence that his quarry is also of interest to multiple other parties. The plot itself is nothing special, and the conceit of an investigator living beyond his means who relies on his servant's commonsense goes only so far in maintaining interest in what happens once Sokolov is found. Still, some fans of light crime novels will be satisfied. (Mar.)

Copyright 2019 Publishers Weekly.