The Beggar King
A Hangman's Daughter TaleAudiobook CD - 2012
The year is 1662. Alpine village hangman Jakob Kuisl receives a letter from his sister calling him to the imperial city of Regensburg, where a gruesome sight awaits him: her throat has been slit. Arrested and framed for the murder, Kuisl faces first-hand the torture he's administered himself for years. Jakob's daughter, Magdalena, and a young medicus named Simon hasten to his aid. With the help of an underground network of beggars, a beer-brewing monk, and an Italian playboy, they discover that behind the false accusation is a plan that will endanger the entire German Empire. Chock-full of historical detail, The Beggar King brings to vibrant life another tale of an unlikely hangman and his tough-as-nails daughter, confirming Pötzsch's mettle as a writer to watch.
Publisher: Grand Haven, MI : Brilliance Audio, p2012.
Characteristics: 13 compact discs (15 hr., 48 min.) :,digital ;,12 cm. analog, optical, 1.4 m. per second, Digital recording audio file, CD audio, rda