Komm, süßer Tod (novel)

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Come, Sweet Death
Cover of the original German edition
Author Wolf Haas
Original title Komm, süßer Tod
Country Austria
Language German
Genre Novel
Publisher Rowohlt Taschenbuch Verlag
Publication date
31 March 1998
Media type Print (Paperback)
ISBN ISBN 3-499-22814-9
OCLC 248926629

Komm, süßer Tod (Come, Sweet Death) is a 1998 novel by Austrian author Wolf Haas. It is named after a musical piece by Johann Sebastian Bach. It was picturised in 2000 as Komm, süßer Tod (film).

Plot summary[edit]

Disillusioned paramedic and ex-cop Simon Brenner finds himself trapped between the front lines of two competing Emergency Medical Services in Vienna's relentless summer heat. Things turn really hot when Brenner starts looking into the unusually high death rate of elderly patients.

Characters[edit]

  • Simon Brenner – ex police officer, main protagonist

Other uses[edit]

Many believe that the song Komm Süsser Tod sung in The End of Evangelion was inspired by this novel, but in fact End of Evangelion came out one year before this novel.

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