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Death in August

Author: Marco Vichi
Publisher: London : Hodder & Stoughton, ©2011.
Series: Inspector Bordelli mysteries, 1.; Inspector Bordelli, 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Florence, summer 1963. Inspector Bordelli is one of the few policemen left in the deserted city. He spends his days on routine work, and his nights tormented by the heat and mosquitoes. Suddenly one night, a telephone call gives him a new sense of purpose: the suspected death of a wealthy Signora. Bordelli rushes to her hilltop villa, and picks the locks. The old woman is lying on her bed - apparently killed by an  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Mystery fiction
Translations into English
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marco Vichi
ISBN: 9781444712209 1444712209 9781444713619 1444713612 9781444712223 1444712225
OCLC Number: 775020283
Language Note: Translated from the Italian.
Description: 1 volume (various pagings) ; 23 cm
Series Title: Inspector Bordelli mysteries, 1.; Inspector Bordelli, 1.
Responsibility: by Marco Vichi.

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Crime packed with Italian flavour - the first in a series featuring Inspector Bordelli, a police detective in 1960s Florence.  Read more...

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A classic mystery . . . an investigator, a tormented figure and an Italy which is less cynical but no less evil than today's. * <i>Il Venerdi di Repubblica Read more...

 
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