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Medusa

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348 393 9028: MEDUSA. He keyed in the number, then turned to face the hillside behind the villa. When a group of Austrian cavers in the Italian Alps come across human remains at the bottom of a deep shaft, everyone assumes the death was accidental - until the body is stolen from the morgue and the Defence Ministry puts a news blackout on the case.

Préface

Medusa is the ninth book in the Inspector Zen series by the 'maestro of crime writing', Michael Dibdin: a tale of political intrigue set in the Italian Alps. Now a major TV series on BBC One from the producers ofDCI Banks and Wallander featuring Rufus Sewell.



Auteur
Michael Dibdin was born in 1947, and attended schools in Scotland and Ireland and universities in England and Canada. He is the author of the internationally bestselling Inspector Zen Mystery series. The first novel in the series, Ratking, won the Crime Writers' Association Gold Dagger. Other titles in the series include Medusa, Back to Bologna and End Games. He died in 2007.

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When a group of Austrian cavers exploring a network of abandoned military tunnels in the Italian alps come across human remains at the bottom of a deep shaft, everyone assumes the death was accidental - until the still unidentified body is stolen from the morgue and the Defence Ministry puts a news blackout on the case.



Résumé

348 393 9028: MEDUSA. After the heated pool, the air was distinctly cool, even down here in the sheltered terraces above lake Lugano. He keyed in the number, then turned to face the hillside behind the villa. The land rose precipitously, the contours marked by the looping line of Via Totone and its accompanying homes and gardens. There was no one in sight.

When a group of Austrian cavers in the Italian Alps come across human remains at the bottom of a deep shaft, everyone assumes the death was accidental - until the still unidentified body is stolen from the morgue and the Defence Ministry puts a news blackout on the case. The whole affair has the whiff of political intrigue.

The search for the truth leads Zen back into the murky history of post-war Italy and obscure corners of modern-day society to uncover the truth about a crime that everyone thought was as dead and buried as the victim.

If you enjoyed the Inspector Zen Mystery series you may also like The Last Sherlock Holmes Story, another crime novel by Michael Dibdin.

Informations sur le produit

Titre: Medusa
Sous-titre: An Inspector Zen Mystery
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Code EAN: 9780571270873
ISBN: 978-0-571-27087-3
Format: Livre de poche
Editeur: Faber & Faber
Genre: Romans policiers, thrillers et horreur
nombre de pages: 384
Poids: 300g
Taille: H197mm x B126mm x T25mm
Année: 2011

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