By Robert Littell
Former CIA agent Lemuel Gunn left the battlefield of Afghanistan for early retirement within the wasteland of recent Mexico, the place he works as a personal investigator from the creature comforts, resembling they're, of a cellular home.
Into his lifestyles comes Ornella Neppi, a thirty-something girl creating a hash out of her uncle's bail bonds company. The resource of her issues, Emilio Gava, used to be arrested for getting cocaine. Ornella has cause to think he's making plans to leap bail. until she will be able to locate him, her uncle goes to be $125,000 out of pocket.
For $95-a-day plus bills (not to say the excitement of her company), Gunn is of the same opinion to assist Ornella music the wayward suspect down. apparently, no photos of Gava appear to exist. as soon as Gunn starts his manhunt, he starts off to wonder if Gava himself existed within the first place.
Robert Littell has been largely praised as the best espionage writers of our time. Now, he is became his ambitious abilities towards crime fiction in A Nasty Piece of Work, a unique that Le Monde has already praised as "one of these page-turning detective stories that appears like an rapid classic.… A Chandleresque noir novel, as pleasant because it is suspenseful."
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