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Back to Bologna

Michael Dibdin

Back to Bologna is the tenth book in the Inspector Zen series from the ‘maestro of crime writing’, Michael Dibdin, set in the heart of the historic city of Bologna. Now a major TV series on BBC One from the producers of DCI Banks and Wallander featuring Rufus Sewell.

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£8.99
Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571270880
Date Published
17.02.2011
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Summary

Turning to the window, Zen eyed his spectral other, so smugly solid and substantial. He felt as if he were the reflection and that image the original. ‘A Shadow of his former self,’ as the stock phrase went. A hopeless invalid. A sad case.

When the corpse of the shady industrialist who owns the local football team is found both shot and stabbed, Italian police inspector Aurelio Zen is called to Bologna to oversee the investigation. Recovering slowly from surgery, and fleeing an equally painful crisis in his personal life, Zen is only too happy to take on what at first appears to be a routine and relatively undemanding assignment.

But soon a world-famous university professor is shot with the same gun, and the case threatens to spin out of control…

MichaelDibdin

Michael Dibdin was born in 1947. He went to school in Northern Ireland, and later to Sussex University and the University of Alberta in Canada. He lived in Seattle.After completing his first novel, The Last Sherlock Holmes Story, in 1978, he spent four years in Italy teaching English at the University of Perugia. His second novel, A Rich Full Death,…

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