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A Private Venus: A Duca Lamberti Noir (Melville International Crime)

Autor: Curtis, Howard
Scerbanenco, Giorgio

Editorial: Melville House Publishing

Formato:Papel Delgado (Paperback)
Precio de Lista:$16.95
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A Private Venus: A Duca Lamberti Noir (Melville International Crime) : "A noir writer richly deserving rediscovery."
--Publishers Weekly

The book that gave birth to Italian noir . . .

Milan, 1966: When Dr. Duca Lamberti is released from prison, he's lost his medical license and his options are few. But thanks to an old connection, he lands a job, although it's a tricky one: guarding the alcoholic son of a plastics millionaire.

But Lamberti soon discovers that the young man has a terrible secret, rooted in the mysterious death of a beautiful woman on the gritty side of town. The fast cars, high fashion, and chic nightclubs of glitzy and swinging Milan conceal a dirty reality . . . This is no dolce vita.

A Private Venus marks the beginning of Italian noir: Giorgio Scerbanenco pioneered a new type of novel that trained its gaze on the crime and desperation that roiled under prosperous Italian society in the 1960s. And at the heart of this book is Duca Lamberti, an unforgettable protagonist: obsessive, world-weary, unconventional in his methods, and trying hard not to make 
another fatal mistake.


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Ficción   Literary
Ficción   Mystery & Detective

ISBN 13:9781612193359
ISBN 10:1612193358
Formato:Papel Delgado (Paperback)
Idioma:Inglés
Páginas:256
Tamaño:8.23" l x 5.47" w x 0.75" h
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