Death of a Dutchman [Secure eReader]
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eBook by Magdalen Nabb
eBook Category: Mystery/Crime
eBook Description: Praise for the Marshal Guarnaccia series:
“This elegant series, which began in 1981 with Death of an Englishman . . . is set in Florence, a city that glows in the Tuscan sun. . . . [His] sense of estrangement accounts for Guarnaccia’s special perspective on strangers, those ‘innocents’ among the living and the dead.”—The New York Times Book Review
“Lean, elegant prose that surpasses the best of Simenon, along with a puckish view of the Florentines from Guarnaccia’s Sicilian perspective.”—Kirkus Reviews
“The richest mystery here, however, is Florence itself, whose intricate politics and class structure Nabb parses with precision and wit.”—The Washington Post
“Great local atmosphere and rich characterizations.”—Publishers Weekly
“A superb series. . . . A working-man’s Maigret.”—Booklist
“Crime fiction at its best.”—The Sunday Times (London)
“Guarnaccia’s Florence is a delightful place to visit.”—Mystery Scene
Summoned by an aged woman to investigate mysterious noises in the vacant flat next to hers, Marshal Guarnaccia discovers a dying Dutch jeweler. The old lady had known him when he was a boy growing up in Florence. Could he have returned to the family home just to commit suicide? Or could the man be the victim of a cunning murderer?
Magdalen Nabb was born in Lancashire. She has lived in Florence since 1975 and has written twelve Marshal Guarnaccia mysteries. This is the second in the series.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
eBook Publisher: Random House, Inc./Soho Crime
Fictionwise Release Date: February 2011