Amberville – A multi-layered detective thriller with a marked social, philosophical and moral dimension by a Swedish author with the pseudonym Tim Davys. "The story is delivered with a somewhat impersonal undertone, which would make the book part of the 'hard school' tradition. However, rather than belonging with the classics, such as Chandler and Spillane, Amberville sits better alongside later authors such as James Ellroy, known mostly to Czechs for the book L.A. Confidential. Instead of humour, Amberville contains much greater analysis of social, sometimes philosophical questions. Even then, the genre label 'detective story' is hard to apply, since Amberville contains many more levels, while the detective plot is one of the weakest ones. It would be more precise to call it a thriller with marked social elements and a moral subtext," Michal Jareš has written. These ruminations on good and evil, religion and the church, faith, power and, last but not least, love and death, are delivered by cute soft toys. It is this contrast between the action and its actors that is the most provocative element in the narrative.
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