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Victor del Arbol was born in Barcelona in 1968 and was an officer of the Catalan police force from 1992 to 2012. In 2006, he won the Tiflos Best Novel Award for his book, The Weight of the Dead, and his next novel, The Sadness of the Samurai, was awarded the 2011 Best European Crime Fiction Prize. His novels have been translated into a dozen languages, and in 2016 he was awarded the prestigious Premio Nadal literature award.

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The Heart Tastes Bitter by Victor del Arbol
The Heart Tastes Bitter
Victor del Arbol
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. The first novel to be translated into English by one of Spain's leading crime writers is a revelation and one can only hope more will follow quickly. A depressed, now alcoholic...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/10/2016

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