The Prophet Murders by Mehnet Murat Somer

The Prophet Murders

Mehnet Murat Somer

Is someone murdering transvestites in Istanbul? And does anyone care? Darkly funny, dangerous, exciting and different, the book was so good I could even cope with the computer speak - yes the heroine is a techie as well as a transvestite and business woman.


I loathe German porn. It's the epitome of bad taste; the most repulsive sex imaginable - crooked, straight, wet and dry. It seems calculated to put people off sex for good. There's never a single beautiful woman, handsome man or presentable boy in German films. Not to mention that the soles of the feet of the performers are invariably filthy. It's just disgusting.

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