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Death of an Englishman - Magdalen Nabb
Death of an Englishman
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It is just before Christmas and the marshal wants to go South to spend the holiday with his wife and family, but first he must recover from the flu (which has left the Florentine caribinieri short-handed) and also solve a murder. A seemingly respectable retired Englishman, living in a flat on the... show more
It is just before Christmas and the marshal wants to go South to spend the holiday with his wife and family, but first he must recover from the flu (which has left the Florentine caribinieri short-handed) and also solve a murder. A seemingly respectable retired Englishman, living in a flat on the Via Maggio near the Santa Trinita bridge, was shot in the back during the night. He was well-connected and Scotland Yard has dispatched two officers to "assist" the Italians in solving the crime. But it is the marshal, a quiet observer, not an intellectual, who manages to figure out what happened, and why.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781616952990 (1616952997)
Publisher: Soho Crime
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
Series: Marshal Guarnaccia Mystery (#1)
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Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it
4.5 Charming
A lovely little mystery. After read this, I have to wonder why this hasn’t been adapted to film or shown on PBS. It’s great. It’s funny that the series is named after the Marshal because he spends most of the time sick in bed. The books great charm and source of hum...
A Book and A Review #2
A Book and A Review #2 rated it
3.0
All I can say is think M.C. Beaton set in Florence and you have Death of an Englishman. They are really quick reads like Beaton's books with deep character development.
jemidar
jemidar rated it
Thank you Santa :-).
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