By Antonio Manzini
Already a world hit, a sly, hot mystery—the first in a sensational crime series—set within the Italian Alps, resembling the works of Andrea Camilleri, D. A. Mishani, Donna Leon, and Henning Mankell.
Getting into critical hassle with the incorrect humans, deputy prefect of police Rocco Schiavone is exiled to Aosta, a small, touristy alpine city faraway from his cherished Rome. the delicate and crotchety Roman despises mountains, snow, and the provincial locals up to he disdains his superiors and their petty principles. yet he loves fixing crimes.
When a mangled physique has been came upon on a ski run above Champoluc, Rocco instantly faces his first challenge—identifying the sufferer, a fancy method advanced via his lack of awareness of the customs, dialect, and heritage of his new domestic. Proud and undaunted, Rocco makes his method one of the ski runs, mountain huts, and aerial tramways, assembly ski teachers, Alpine courses, the hardworking, enigmatic folks of Aosta, and some appealing locals wanting to provide him a hot welcome.
It will not be effortless, this mountain lifestyles, particularly with a corpse or within the combine. yet then there is not anything that makes Rocco believe extra at domestic than an investigation.
An insightful observer of human nature, Antonio Manzini writes with sly humor and a touch of irony, and introduces an impossible to resist hero—a interesting mix of swagger, machismo, and vulnerability—in a colourful and atmospheric crime secret sequence that's eu crime fiction at its best.
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Black Run: A Novel (Rocco Schiavone Mystery) by Antonio Manzini