Publish date: 1991
Publisher: Faber and Faber
Pages no: 281
Edition language: English
, Mystery Thriller
, Italian Literature
Series: Aurelio Zen (#2)
bookshelves: winter-20102011, italy, execution, gangsters, mystery-thriller, published-1990 Read on January 16, 2011 episode #1 wherein the muffin does some bluffingThey was a longish sequence in that cafe, in the typewriter, where M and I sat and sipped .Started off in rather a lacklustre way ...
Moral complexity, shades of grey, within another very entertaining book. The depth of Dibdin's stories is astonishing, other mystery writers are not in this league.
episode #1 wherein the muffin does some bluffingThey was a longish sequence in that cafe in the typewriter where M and I sat and sipped .Started off in rather a lacklustre way but it gathered momentum and I was gripped from the meeting of the wild woman onwards."what's the matter, you don't like sex...
Even if the plot was very, very thin and that I figured it out a few pages into the second part of the book, this book was kinda intriguing in all aspects except for the mystery part. I liked the inside view into the Italian bureaucratic government way to do things. I liked nothing is said but every...