Daily Archives: April 11, 2010

Inspector Cataldo’s Criminal Summer, by Luigi Guicciardi

  Inspector Cataldo's Criminal Summer Inspector Cataldo’s Criminal Summer   By Luigi Guicciardi, translated by Iain Halliday I don’t mean to start a review with a geography lesson, but as this novel is set in the small, fictitious town of Guiglia, Italy, … Continue reading

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Affairs of State, by Dominique Manotti

Affairs of State (Eurocrime) Affairs of State by Dominique Manotti.Translated by Ros Schwartz and Amanda Hopkinson.(EuroCrime, Arcadia, 2009. First published in France, 2001.)   This superbly exciting political thriller, set in the 1980s, takes as its premise a saying of … Continue reading

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