The Girl From Venice (häftad)
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Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
320
Utgivningsdatum
2017-09-07
Förlag
Simon & Schuster Ltd
Dimensioner
199 x 133 x 24 mm
Vikt
270 g
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ISBN
9781849838160

The Girl From Venice

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Don't miss the latest book in the Arkady Renko series, THE SIBERIAN DILEMMA by Martin Cruz Smith, the master of the international thriller (New York Times) available to order now! 'One of those writers that anyone who is serious about their craft views with respect bordering on awe' Val McDermid 'Makes tension rise through the page like a shark's fin Independent From the creator of the revered Arkady Renko series and bestselling author of Gorky Park comes a suspenseful World War II story set against the beauty, mystery and danger of occupied Venice. Venice, 1945. The war may be waning, but the city known as La Serenissima is still occupied and the people of Italy fear the power of the Third Reich. One night, under a canopy of stars, a fisherman named Cenzo finds a young womans body floating in the lagoon and soon discovers that she is still alive and in trouble. Born to a wealthy Jewish family, Giulia is on the run from the Wehrmacht SS. Cenzo chooses to protect Giulia an act of kindness that leads them into the world of Partisans, Mussolinis broken promises, and, everywhere, the enigmatic maze of the Venice Lagoon... Praise for Martin Cruz Smith 'The story drips with atmosphere and authenticity a literary triumph' David Young, bestselling author of Stasi Child 'One of those writers that anyone who is serious about their craft views with respect bordering on awe' Val McDermid Cleverly and intelligently told, The Girl from Venice is a truly riveting tale of love, mystery and rampant danger. I loved it Kate Furnivall, author of The Liberation Smith not only constructs grittily realistic plots, he also has a gift for characterisation of which most thriller writers can only dream' Mail on Sunday 'Smith was among the first of a new generation of writers who made thrillers literary' Guardian 'Brilliantly worked, marvellously written . . . an imaginative triumph' Sunday Times Martin Cruz Smiths Renko novels are superb William Ryan, author of The Constant Soldier
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'Smith can make tension rise through the page like a shark's fin' -- Independent 'One of those writers that anyone who is serious about their craft views with respect bordering on awe' -- Val McDermid Cleverly and intelligently told, The Girl from Venice is a truly riveting tale of love, mystery and rampant danger. I loved it -- Kate Furnivall, author of 'The Liberation' Smith not only constructs grittily realistic plots, he also has a gift for characterisation of which most thriller writers can only dream' -- Mail on Sunday 'The story drips with atmosphere and authenticity a literary triumph' -- David Young, bestselling author of 'Stasi Child' 'Smith was among the first of a new generation of writers who made thrillers literary' -- Guardian 'Brilliantenough enigmas within enigmas within enigmas to reel the mind' -- The New Yorker 'Brilliantly worked, marvellously written . . . an imaginative triumph' -- Sunday Times

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Martin Cruz Smith's novels include Gorky Park, Stallion Gate, Nightwing, Polar Star, Stalin's Ghost, Rose, December 6, Tatiana, The Girl from Venice, The Siberian Dilemma and Independence Square. He is a two-time winner of the Hammett Prize, a recipient of the Mystery Writers of America's Grand Master Award and, in the UK, the Crime Writers' Association Gold Dagger, and a winner of the Premio Piemonte Giallo Internazionale. He lives in California.