|语言注释：||Translated from the Italian.|
|注意：||"Originally published in 1966 in Italy as Venere privata by Edizioni Garzanti S.p.A., Milano."|
|描述：||281 p. ; 20 cm.|
|责任：||Giorgio Scerbanenco ; translated from the Italian by Howard Curtis [with an introduction by Giuliana Pieri].|
Duca Lamberti's a doctor who's just been released from prison, where he's spent the last three years for having practiced euthanasia. Unable to work in medicine, he takes a job helping Davide, a young and depressed alcoholic, whose past seems to involve prostitution, pornography, and murder.