Nameless Serenade by Maurizio De GiovanniNameless Serenade by Maurizio De Giovanni

Nameless Serenade

byMaurizio De GiovanniTranslated byAntony Shugaar

Paperback | August 17, 2018

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A Commissario Ricciardi Neapolitan mystery that packs a real punch.Years ago, Vinnie Sannino left Naples on a ship bound for America, where he found fame and wealth as a boxer. But his gilded life in the new world came to an abrupt end when, during a fight, with a heavy punch to the head of his opponent, Vinnie killed a man in the ring.Now, Vinnie's back in Italy, pining for the woman he left behind. Cettina, however, is now a married woman. She was, at least, until recently when her husband was found dead, killed by a single blow to the head. For Commissario Ricciardi, one of the most faceted cops in fiction, and his partner Maione, it is a going to be a long, rainy, week in Naples.
Maurizio de Giovanni's Commissario Ricciardi books are bestsellers across Europe, having sold well over one million copies. De Giovanni is also the author of the contemporary Neapolitan thriller, The Crocodile (Europa, 2013), and the new contemporary Neapolitan series, The Bastards of Pizzofalcone . He lives in Naples with his family. ...
Title:Nameless SerenadeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 8.25 × 5.25 × 1.18 inPublished:August 17, 2018Publisher:Europa EditionsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:160945460X

ISBN - 13:9781609454609

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Praise for Maurizio de Giovanni'sCommissario Ricciardi seriesNaples in the early 1930s is the setting for Maurizio de Giovanni's "Nameless Serenade" (World Noir, 397 pages, $18), a series book (translated impressively from the Italian by Antony Shugaar) whose intense opening chapters approach the operatic. [... ] These romantic, suspenseful and political strains interweave and resolve in superbly artful fashion." - Tom Nolan, Wall Street Journal "Love, longing, and loss suffuse [ Glass Souls ], de Giovanni's elegiac, autumnal eighth Commissario Ricciardi mystery." - Publishers Weekly "This is a wonderful series, and I highly recommend it to mystery lovers, as well as historical noir." - Pulp Den "Reading a novel by Maurizio de Giovanni is like stepping into a Vittorio De Sica movie." - The New York Times "De Giovanni has created one of the most interesting and well-drawn detectives in fiction." - The Daily Beast "