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Vendetta

Author: Michael Dibdin
Publisher: London ; Boston : Faber and Faber, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"On orders emanating from high above the usual police bureaucracy, Venetian police inspector Aurelio Zen is sent to Sardinia to arrest someone - anyone - for the murder of an eccentric billionaire whose corrupt dealings enriched some of the most exalted figures in the Italian government."-- Publisher description.
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Named Person: Aurelio Zen
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Dibdin
ISBN: 0571143326 9780571143320 0571161650 9780571161652
OCLC Number: 21600618
Awards: Winner of CWA '92 Award 1990.
Description: 281 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Michael Dibdin.

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Oscar Burolo was the kind of big-shot who thought he could control everything. Inside his Sardinian mansion, everything was recorded on close-circuit TV - even his own violent death. An impossible  Read more...

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" Dibdin has a gift for shocking the unshockable reader." -- Ruth Rendell " Vendetta has tension, wit, a strong sense of place and a hero you can't help but root for." -- "The Wall Street Journal" " Read more...

 
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