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A Rich Full Death

by Michael Dibdin

A Rich Full Death Synopsis

A Rich Full Death is a novel of poetry, murder and intrigue. Young Bostonian Robert Booth manoeuvres an entree into the residence of Robert Browning and his wife Elizabeth in nineteenth-century Florence. When Mr Browning is called away, Booth follows him - and is brought to the village of his childhood sweetheart, who is now hanging by the neck from a tree in the garden... If you enjoyed A Rich Full Death you may also like The Last Sherlock Holmes Story, also by Michael Dibdin.

A Rich Full Death Press Reviews

Fruitily atmospheric as a crumbling necropolis with a startling (and hauntingly ambiguous) finale. --The Guardian Vigorous and amusing. . .Dibdin convincingly creates the cosmopolitan society of nineteenth-century Florence. --Daily Telegraph Clever plotting, witty writing, and a well-judged display of historical background. --The Times (London) Dibdin has a gift for shocking the unshockable reader. --Ruth Rendell

Book Information

ISBN: 9780571280322
Publication date: 6th October 2011
Author: Michael Dibdin
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 256 pages
Categories: Crime & mystery,

About Michael Dibdin

Michael Dibdin was born in 1947, and attended schools in Scotland and Ireland and universities in England and Canada. He is the author of the internationally bestselling Inspector Zen Mystery series. The first novel in the series, Ratking, won the Crime Writers' Association Gold Dagger. Other titles in the series include Medusa, Back to Bologna and End Games. He died in 2007.

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