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A Death in Calabria by Michele Giuttari
  

A Death in Calabria

Part of the Michele Ferrara Series
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Chief Superintendent Michele Ferrara works for the Anti-Mafia Investigation Department (not unlike Giuttari himself who ran the Florence Police Force until 2003) and his cases take him all over Italy. The series has taken him so far to Florence and Tuscany and offers a realist view of Italy today and its attendant political and criminal problems. Now in Calabria, Ferrara confronts the dreaded Camorra.

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

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Synopsis

A Death in Calabria by Michele Giuttari

One of the wildest and most beautiful regions in Italy, known for its rugged coastline and mountains, Calabria is also home to the deadly 'Ndrangheta. An organised Mafia crime operation more feared in Italy than the Cosa Nostra or the Camorra, it is shrouded in mystery. Chief Superintendent Michele Ferrara of Italy's elite Anti-Mafia Investigation Department is tasked with investigating the deaths of several Calabria citizens - some in New York, some in the small, isolated villages that dot the Calabrian countryside. To get to the bottom of the case, Ferrara has to infiltrate the village of San Piero d'Aspromonte, deep in the Calabrian mountains. And there, he must put his life on the line to learn more about a family at the centre of an ancient, bloody feud...

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'The momentum never lets up...thoughtful and disturbing'
Sunday Herald

About the Author

Michele Giuttari

Michele Giuttari is former head of the Florence Police Force (1995-2003), where he was responsible for re-opening the Monster of Florence case and jailing several key Mafia figures.

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Publication date

2nd June 2011

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Michele Giuttari

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Publisher

Abacus an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group

Format

Paperback
336 pages

Categories

Crime / Mystery
Thriller / Suspense
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ISBN

9780349123097

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