New PDF release: The Disappearance of Signora Giulia

By Piero Chiara

ISBN-10: 1782271414

ISBN-13: 9781782271413

Unique textual content 1998 Arnoldo Mondadori Editore S.p.A., Milano
Translation Jill Foulston 2015
I giovedì della signora Giulia first released in Italian via Mondadori in 1970
First released by means of Pushkin Vertigo in 2015

A delightfully Italian secret, with undercurrent of satire, which retains the reader guessing.

Every Thursday for 3 years, Signora Giulia takes the educate to Milan to go to her daughter. yet one Thursday she easily disappears. And the case is left on your palms. You're a born detective, yet you will have such a lot of unanswered questions - how can a tender, attractive excessive society girl simply vanish into skinny air? Why does her husband - a popular felony legal professional and masses older guy - comprehend not anything approximately it? And who used to be she quite vacationing in the course of these journeys to Milan?

For Detective Sciancalepre, the secret is darker and extra tangled than he imagined. Shadows are lurking within the grounds at the back of Giulia's condo. Incriminating letters are replacing fingers. And nobody is who they appear. each twist and switch takes us in the direction of Giulia - and extra from the truth....

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The smoke belches from two big ol’ soot-blackened barbecue pits, tended by one big ol’ soot-covered man, who really ought to be wearing an OSHA-mandated, oxygenequipped gas mask if ever one was needed for any job, anywhere. Instead he sits there in his baseball cap and bib overalls on a folding chair that he’s pulled up real close so he can work the damper, feed the wood fire, and tend the meats. Holding his job looks to be the rough equivalent of a ten-packs-a-day habit. Says his name is Howard, that he’s been sitting there daily for about twenty years and doesn’t really mind the smoke.

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