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The wings of the Sphinx

Author: Andrea Camilleri; Stephen Sartarelli
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A young woman is found dead, her face half shot off and only a tattoo of a sphinx moth giving any hint of her identity. The tattoo links her to three similarly marked girls--all victims of the underworld sex trade--who have been rescued from the Mafia night-club circuit by a prominent Catholic charity. When Inspector Salvo Montalbano delves into the case, his inquiries elicit an outcry from the Church--and soon the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Mystery fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrea Camilleri; Stephen Sartarelli
ISBN: 9780143116608 0143116606
OCLC Number: 427757200
Description: 231 p. : photographs ; 20 cm.
Other Titles: Ali della sfinge.
Responsibility: Andrea Camilleri ; translated [from the Italian] by Stephen Sartarelli.

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A young woman is found dead, her face half shot off and only a tattoo of a sphinx moth giving any hint of her identity. The tattoo links her to three similarly marked girls--all victims of the underworld sex trade--who have been rescued from the Mafia night-club circuit by a prominent Catholic charity. When Inspector Salvo Montalbano delves into the case, his inquiries elicit an outcry from the Church--and soon the three other girls are all missing.

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