In the clutches of the Vietnamese Mafia
Hef Buthe’s books captivate with their roller coaster pace that never allows the reader to catch a breath. In his new novel, he portrays in an authentic and gripping way the sinister machinations of the Vietnamese Mafia.
December 1989. Journalist Peter Stösser is searching for his daughter and so he drives into East Berlin. Her life is in the hands of a man who is called »the Sampan«. Peter Stösser knows this name and the man behind it from way back then, from their time together in Vietnam. Today, the Sampan is the boss of the Vietnamese Mafia who controls half of East Berlin. By holding the girl hostage he tries to pressure Stösser into working for him. However, not for nothing has Peter Stösser survived one of the dirtiest wars the world has ever seen. And he can still remember some of the dirty tricks. He manages to free his daughter and flee with her to the West. And then Stösser strikes back.