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Maurizio de Giovanni - Author

Maurizio de Giovanni lives and works in Naples. In 2005, he won a writing competition for unpublished authors with a short story set in the thirties about Commissario Ricciardi, which was then turned into the first novel of the series. His books have been successfully translated into French, Spanish and German, and are now available in English for the first time.

If you like Maurizio de Giovanni you might also like to read books by Gianrico Carofiglio, Michele Giuttari and Andrea Camilleri.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Maurizio de Giovanni

The Bottom of Your Heart Inferno for Commissario Ricciardi by Maurizio de Giovanni
The Bottom of Your Heart Inferno for Commissario Ricciardi
Maurizio de Giovanni
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. Another sterling mystery from one of the leading, and most consistent, of Italian crime authors, this is the 7th case involving the aristocratic-born Commissario Ricciardi, of the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/11/2015
The Crocodile by Maurizio de Giovanni
The Crocodile
Maurizio de Giovanni
While a string of horrifying teenage murders seem to baffle Naples local detectives, disgraced Sicialian Police Inspector Giuseppe Lojacono can see a pattern of love and despair in the killings which point to a perpetrator. But Lojacono cannot trust his...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/08/2014
The Day of the Dead by Maurizio de Giovanni
The Day of the Dead
Maurizio de Giovanni
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. Commissario Ricciardi is a cop in 1930s Naples, and in the final volume of his indispensable tetralogy of seasons, it’s autumn and the mood is dark and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/1970

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