By Carlos Zanón
A gritty noir set in Barcelona's savage underbelly.
Epi Dalmau is a determined guy. Early one morning, he consists of a duffle bag right into a dingy bar in a coarse local of Barcelona. 4 other folks are within the bar: his brother Alex, his pal Tanveer, the bartender, and a Pakistani guy who wandered in to exploit the restroom. Epi grabs a hammer out of his duffle bag and assaults Tanveer. After a quick fight and a pair of blows, Tanveer lies useless at the flooring and Epi flees the bar.
Alex and the bartender plan to discover and guard Epi, whereas blaming the homicide at the unlucky Pakistani guy, who used to be easily within the flawed position on the flawed time. in the meantime, Epi is attempting to find Tiffany, the lady of his goals and the explanation at the back of the homicide. What he'll do whilst he unearths her, and what drove him to brutal violence are the topics of Carlos Zanón's gritty, unflinching novel, set in a urban travelers by no means see.
The Barcelona Brothers is a difficult examine what everyone is able to after they haven't any different strategies, and a portrait of a contemporary, multicultural Barcelona.
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10 A further complication in this regard arises because some crimes become known to the police only if a victim complains, while other offences become known by direct observation on the part of the police. Cases of drunken driving, for example, usually get into police records only if observed by a policeman, while cases of burglary usually become known to the police as a result of a report by the victim. The ratio of offences committed to offences known probably is greater for those offences that get into police records only when observed by the police than for those which get into the reports as a result of complaints by victims.
63--65. 36 INTRODUCTION TO THE THEORY and sometimes as "forgery," making it impossible to get a close estimate of the amount of variation in time of anyone of these offences. 12 Fifth, when comparisons are made, the mere number of crimes known to the police is not sufficient. What is needed is statements of rates-the number of crimes in proportion to the number of population or in proportion to some other base. But determination of this base is sometimes almost as difficult as determination of the crime ratio itself.