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The Cold Summer

Written by Gianrico Carofiglio, translated by Howard Curtis — Real-life events from 1992 are woven into Gianrico Carofiglio’s fascinating contribution to Italian crime fiction. The Cold Summer is a high-stakes police procedural about the amputation of one small arm of the mafia in Apulia, a…
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The Mountain

Luca D’Andrea’s international best-seller The Mountain is a perceptive psychological thriller. In the Dolomite mountains where Germany and Italy collide, first-person narrator Jeremiah Salinger determines to solve a 30-year-old triple murder case, partly as recompense for more recent deaths for which he feels responsible. His…
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The Mountain

Written by Luca D’Andrea, translated by Howard Curtis — When a debut Italian crime thriller has been translated in 30 countries and its author has been compared to the likes of Stephen King and Jo Nesbo. The book is set in the northern Italian province of…
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Suburra

Written by Carlo Bonini and Giancarlo De Cataldo, translated by Antony Shugaar — Rome is said to be the city of echoes, the city of illusions, and the city yearning. Suburra, the novel by writer team Carlo Bonini and Giancarlo De Cataldo, shows it is also…
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Kill the Father

Written by Sandrone Dazieri — If you missed this pacy Italian thriller when it came out in hardback earlier this year, now is your chance to catch up with it in paperback. This is crime fiction which successfully blends the serial killer, police chase and conspiracy…
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First look: Crime Scene issue 4

Yes, issue four of Crime Scene magazine hits the shelves today. It’s the only glossy magazine we know of that’s devoted to the world of crime fiction and comes out quarterly. It’s £7.99 on the newsstand. The latest issue is going full steam ahead with The Girl…
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