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Medusa : An Aurelio Zen Mystery - Michael Dibdin

Medusa

An Aurelio Zen Mystery

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Published: 5th August 2004
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Zen is back - and on the hunt for the truth about a crime that has long been dead and buried . . .

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. And is the recent car bombing in Campione D'Italia, a tiny tax haven surrounded on all sides by Switzerland, somehow related? The whole affair has the whiff of political intrigue. That's enough to interest Aurelio Zen's boss at the interior Ministry, who wants to know who is hiding what from whom and why.

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 had forgotten.

"'Crime writers don't get much better than Michael Dibdin.' Independent; 'Michael Dibdin is a Milton, it would seem, to Conan Doyle's Shakespeare.' Daily Telegraph; 'Zen is back at the height of his powers.' Scotsman"

ISBN: 9780571219858
ISBN-10: 0571219853
Series: An Aurelio Zen Mystery
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 5th August 2004
Publisher: Faber and Faber
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 17.7 x 11.1  x 1.8
Weight (kg): 0.17
Edition Number: 1