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Hartstein, Hans-Joachim

Overview
Works: 72 works in 185 publications in 2 languages and 479 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  History  Bildungsromans  Historical fiction  Biography  Juvenile works  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Translator, Contributor, Editor, Creator
Classifications: PQ7390.P32, 863.64
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Hans-Joachim Hartstein
Herejes by Leonardo Padura( Book )

4 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in German and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A sweeping novel of art theft, anti-Semitism, contemporary Cuba, and crime from a renowned Cuban author. In 1939, the Saint Louis sails from Hamburg into Havana's port with hundreds of Jewish refugees seeking asylum from the Nazi regime. From the docks, nine-year-old Daniel Kaminsky watches as the passengers, including his mother, father, and sister, become embroiled in a fiasco of Cuban corruption. But the Kaminskys have a treasure that they hope will save them: a small Rembrandt portrait of Christ. Yet six days later the vessel is forced to leave the harbor with the family, bound for the horrors of Europe. The Kaminskys, along with their priceless heirloom, disappear. Nearly seven decades later, the Rembrandt reappears in an auction house in London, prompting Daniel's son to travel to Cuba to track down the story of his family's lost masterpiece. He hires the down-on-his-luck private detective Mario Conde, and together they navigate a web of deception and violence in the morally complex city of Havana. In Heretics, Leonardo Padura takes us from the tenements and beaches of Cuba to Rembrandt's gloomy studio in seventeenth-century Amsterdam, telling the story of people forced to choose between the tenets of their faith and the realities of the world, between their personal desires and the demands of their times. A grand detective story and a moving historical drama, Padura's novel is as compelling, mysterious, and enduring as the painting at its center. "--
The man who loved dogs by Leonardo Padura( Book )

5 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in German and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A gripping novel about the assassination of Leon Trotsky in Mexico City in 1940"--
Havana blue by Leonardo Padura( Book )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in German and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lieutenant Mario Conde is suffering from a terrible New Year's Eve hangover. Though it's the middle of a weekend, he is asked to urgently investigate the mysterious disappearance of Rafael Morin, a high-level business manager in the Cuban nomenklatura. Conde remembered Morin from their student days: good-looking, brilliant, a "reliable comrade'' who always got what he wanted, including Tamara, the girl Conde was after
La novela de mi vida by Leonardo Padura( Book )

2 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in German and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fernando Terry est de retour à Cuba après 18 ans d'exil. Il est à la recherche d'un manuscrit du poète J.M. de Heredia, une autobiographie à laquelle il a consacré sa thèse. A Cuba, il enquête sur les causes de son expulsion de l'université. Il découvre la similitude des destins du poète, du fils franc-maçon de celui-ci et du sien, trois vies marquées par l'exil et les trahisons
Der Zauber von Shanghai by Juan Marsé( Book )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in German and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heute hier, morgen fort by Tomi Ungerer( Book )

11 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in German and Undetermined and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blüten, Koks und blaues Blut = L' homme au sang bleu by Léo Malet( Book )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in German and French and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La cola de la serpiente by Leonardo Padura( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in German and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Unas cuantas calles casi en ruinas, asediadas por los escombros y los delincuentes, es lo que queda del viejo Barrio Chino de La Habana. Cuando se adentra en él un Conde ya ex policía, dedicado ahora a la compraventa de libros de segunda mano, no puede evitar recordar que estuvo en ese rincón exótico y agreste de la ciudad muchos años antes, en 1989. Todo surgió de la petición de la teniente Patricia Chion, mujer irresistible, para que le ayudara en un extraño caso: el asesinato de Pedro Cuang, un anciano solitario que apareció ahorcado y al que le habían amputado un dedo y grabado con una navaja en el pecho un círculo y dos flechas. Eran rituales de santería que obligaron a hacer pesquisas por otros ámbitos de la ciudad. Pero el Conde descubrió hilos inesperados, negocios secretos y una historia de abnegación y desgracias que le devolvió la realidad oculta de muchas familias emigrantes asiáticas. Como dice una expresión china, tuvo que encontrar la cola de la serpiente para llegar a su cabeza."--Back cover
Eine Geschichte der Gewalt Leben und Sterben in Zentralamerika by Óscar Martínez( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in German and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Herr Pep by Martí Perarnau( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in German and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

‘Access inside the changing room and behind the scenes that any journalist or writer would kill for… Perarnau's insights are astonishing' – Graham Hunter ‘Write about everything you see. Be as critical as you like' – Pep Guardiola to Martí Perarnau, Summer 2013 Martí Perarnau was given total access to Bayern Munich during season 2013-14. This book represents the first time in the modern era that a writer has got this close to one of the elite teams of world football. At the invitation of Pep Guardiola, he shadowed the Catalan, his staff and his superstar players during training and on matchd
Havana gold by Leonardo Padura( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in German and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ein heisser Frühlingssturm fegt durch die Strassen Havannas, als Teniente Mario Conde der schönen Karina bei einer Autopanne hilft. Mario Conde verliebt sich augenblicklich. Doch da wird er mit einer heiklen Untersuchung beauftragt: Eine junge Chemielehrerin ist ermordet in ihrer Wohnung aufgefunden worden, in der auch Spuren von Marihuana entdeckt werden. Nicht nur beim Parteikader, sondern auch im Bildungswesen ist die Kriminalität alltäglich geworden. (Quelle: Buchdeckel verso)
Adiós Hemingway by Leonardo Padura( Book )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in German and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a human skeleton is discovered on Ernest Hemingway's home in Havana, police inspector Mario Conde is called up out of retirement to unearth the truth. In the course of his investigations, Conde gradually reconstructs the mysterious goings-on of the night of 3rd October 1958 and in doing so is forced to come to terms with a very different side to the character of his former literary hero. Padura Fuentes cuts between Conde's world and that of Hemingway's Cuba four decades earlier
Havana fever by Leonardo Padura( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in German and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mario Conde, a former police detective turned second-hand book dealer, finds a magazine clipping about a singer from the 1950s, Violeta del Río, and begins to investigate her mysterious retirement
Aquello estaba deseando ocurrir by Leonardo Padura( Book )

3 editions published in 2016 in German and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El libro invisible by Santiago García-Clairac( Book )

5 editions published in 2010 in German and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hauptbeschreibung Der 10-jährige César ist total schlecht gelaunt - schon wieder musste er mit seiner Familie umziehen. Und das nur, weil sein Vater Kinderbuchautor ist und nicht zwei Bücher in einer Stadt schreiben kann. Und dann setzt sich in der Schule auch noch ausgerechnet Lucía neben ihn, die selbst Schriftstellerin werden will. Schlimmer hätte es nicht kommen können. Doch ist das Lesen wirklich so furchtbar, wie César glaubt? Vielleicht können Lucía und das ""Unsichtbare Buch"" seine Meinung ändern
El amante bilingüe by Juan Marsé( Book )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in German and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Juan Marés sorprende a su atractiva mujer Norma con un limpiabotas andaluz en la cama, después de lo cual ésta abandona a su marido. Años más tarde, desesperado por reconquistarla, Juan se embarca en una intrépida aventura haciéndose pasar por el charnego Faneca con la ilusión de que Norma caiga rendida a su pies
Estela del fuego que se aleja by Luis Goytisolo( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in German and Undetermined and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Havana red by Leonardo Padura( Book )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in German and Undetermined and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Im Wald von Havanna wird am 6. August, am Tag der Verklärung Jesu, die Leiche eines Transvestiten gefunden. Es handelt sich um Alexis Ayran, den Sohn eines Diplomaten und Unicef-Botschafters. Bei der Polizei will sich keiner an dem Fall die Finger verbrennen, aber Mario Conde, für sechs Monate zum Erkennungsdienst strafversetzt, ist froh, nicht mehr länger Karteikarten ausfüllen zu müssen und springt ohne zu zögern ein. Seine Ermittlungen führen ihn zu Ayrans Freund Marques, einem exzentrischen und legendären Theaterregisseur, der als Homosexueller in Kuba geächtet wird und ein feines Verwirrspiel mit Conde treibt
Pedigree by Georges Simenon( Book )

4 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in German and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spanning the years from the beginning of the century, with its anarchist threats, to the end of the First World War in 1918, "Pedigree "is the story of a boy growing into a young man and making his way in a city of gaslights, trams, rain, squalor, and secret delight
El libro de Hanna by Santiago García-Clairac( Book )

4 editions published in 2011 in German and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hauptbeschreibung Der elfjährige César ist überglücklich, weil er in diesem Jahr nicht in eine andere Stadt umziehen muss. Sein Vater ist nämlich Kinderbuchautor und konnte bisher nie zwei Bücher in derselben Stadt schreiben. Doch nun ist er entschlossen, es zu versuchen. Leider zeigt sich schnell, dass es im viel Mühe macht. Zeit für César und seine Freundin Lucía, das neue Buch zu retten und ein neues Abenteuer zu erleben - das parallel zu ihrem realen Leben abläuft. Ein Kampf um den Wert der Bücher und gegen Tyrannen, die sie verbrennen wollen, weil sie ihnen Angst machen
 
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Alternative Names
Hartstein, Hans Joachim 1949-

Languages
German (90)

French (1)