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Ratking

Michael Dibdin

Ratking is the first book in the Inspector Zen series from the ‘maestro of crime writing’, Michael Dibdin: a kidnapping case set in the winding streets of Perugia, Italy. 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
9780571271573
Date Published
17.02.2011
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Summary

Perugia, he thought. Chocolates, Etruscans, that fat painter, radios and gramophones, the University for Foreigners, sportswear. ‘Umbria, the green heart of Italy’, the tourist advertisements said. What did that make Latium, he had wondered, the bilious liver?

Police Commissioner Aurelio Zen has crossed swords with the establishment before – and lost. But from the depths of a mundane desk job in Rome he is unexpectedly transferred to Perugia to take over an explosive kidnapping case involving one of Italy’s most powerful families.

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

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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