River of Shadows

ISBN: 9781849164023 Categorii: Diverse. An apariție: 2011 Autor: Valerio Varesi Editură: Quercus Publishing Plc Tip copertă: Paperback Număr pagini: 272 Stoc: Stoc limitat

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Rain falls relentlessly on the Po valley in northern Italy, and the river is swollen to its limits. A huge barge leaves its moorings, steering an erratic course downstream and away into the foggy night. When finally it runs aground hours later, the bargeman is nowhere to be found. That same evening, Commissario Soneri is summoned to investigate the apparent suicide of a man in nearby Parma. He and the bargeman were brothers, and when the detective discovers that they served together in the fascist militia fifty years earlier, the incidents seem likely to be linked. Resentments dating from the savage civil strife between Fascists and Partisans in the closing years of the war still weigh heavily, and as the flood waters begin to ebb, the river yields up its secrets: tales of past brutality, bitter rivalry and revenge. Valerio Varesi is a penetrating analyst of his country's dark and undigested history.

Limba
Engleza
Autor
Valerio Varesi
Data Publicarii
2011
Editura
Quercus Publishing Plc
Tip Coperta
Paperback
Nr Pag
272
Traducatori
Joseph Farrell
Isbn 13
9781849164023
Cod
9781849164023
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