THE YIDDISH POLICEMEN’S UNION

Production Design based on the novel by Michael Chabon // Graduation project at The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Architecture, Design and Conservation // 2010

The book is a contemporary science fiction set in Sitka, Alaska.
For sixty years Jewish refugees from the 2. World War and their descendants have lived and prospered in their own little state in Sitka, but now the district is set to revert to Alaskan control. Homicide detective Meyer Landsman has enough problems without worrying about the upcoming Reversion. His life is in shambles and at the cheap motel where he lives, someone has just committed murder. The victim is a chess-playing drug addict and son of the districts most powerful rabbi. But he is also something else…

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