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Dead lagoon

Author: Michael Dibdin
Publisher: London : Faber and Faber, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When the man in white appeared, blocking his path, Giacomo felt a brief surge of relief at the thought that he was no longer alone. Then he remembered where he was, and terror rose in his throat like vomit. Aurelio Zen returns to his native Venice to investigate the disappearance of a rich American resident but he soon learns that, amid the hazy light and shifting waters of the lagoon, nothing is what it seems. As  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Dibdin
ISBN: 0571170501 9780571170500
OCLC Number: 30159112
Description: 297 pages : maps ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Michael Dibdin.

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An Aurelio Zen mystery. Zen returns to his native Venice to investigate the disappearance of a wealthy American resident, but soon learns that, amid the hazy light and shifting waters of the lagoon,  Read more...

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"Surprisingly moving . . . a first-rate mystery and a fine novel."--"Washington Post Book World" "Dibdin's plot is as elegantly elaborate as the crisscrossing canals of Venice."--"Newsday" "The Read more...

 
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