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A Rich Full Death by Michael Dibdin
  

Synopsis

A Rich Full Death by Michael Dibdin

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.

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


About the Author

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 Aurelio Zen series, which includes Medusa, Back to Bologna and End Games. He died in 2007.

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Book Info

Publication date

6th October 2011

Author

Michael Dibdin

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Publisher

Faber & Faber

Format

Paperback
256 pages

Categories

Crime & mystery

ISBN

9780571280322

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