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The Final Solution: A Story of Detection

Paperback. Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers In The Final Solution. Michael Chabon has condensed his boundless vision to craft a short. Suspenseful tale of compassion and wit that re-imagines the classic nineteenth-century detective story. In deep retirement in the English countryside. An eighty-nine-year-old man. vaguely recollected by locals as a once-famous detective. is more concerned with his beekeeping than with his fellow man. Into his life wanders Linus Steinman. nine years old and mute. who has escaped from Nazi Germany with his sole companion: an African gray parrot. What is the meaning of the mysterious strings of German numbers the bird spews out - a top-secret SS code The keys to a ...

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