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The monster of Florence

Author: Douglas J Preston; Mario Spezi
Publisher: London : Virgin, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The 'Monster of Florence', Italy's answer to Jack the Ripper, murdered seven couples in secluded areas outside of Florence over a period of ten years, from 1974 to 1985; he left behind mutilated corpses anda media frenzy.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas J Preston; Mario Spezi
ISBN: 9781905264674 1905264674 9780753517031 0753517035 9780753517048 0753517043
OCLC Number: 263296187
Notes: Includes index.
Awards: Shortlisted for CWA Gold Dagger for Non-Fiction 2010.
Description: 322 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Douglas Preston with Mario Spezi.

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In 2000, New York Times bestselling author fulfilled a long-held dream to move his family to Italy. This title tells the story of murder, mutilation, suspicion and ruined lives - and at the centre of  Read more...

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"An intriguing and fascinating page-turner... with as many twists as a novel... Tuscany is as vividly drawn as the people who inhabit its landscape ... a cracking read" -- Minette Walters "This is a Read more...

 
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