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The Flight Of The Falcon (Virago Modern Classics) By Daphne Du Maurier

The Flight Of The Falcon (Virago Modern Classics)
by Daphne Du Maurier

A masterpiece of haunting atmosphere and hypnotic suspense
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The Flight Of The Falcon Summary


As a young guide for Sunshine Tours, Armino Fabbio leads a pleasant, if humdrum life -- until he becomes circumstantially involved in the murder of an old peasant woman in Rome. The woman, he gradually comes to realise, was his family's beloved servant many years ago, in his native town of Ruffano. He returns to his birthplace, and once there, finds it is haunted by the phantom of his brother, Aldo, shot down in flames in '43. Over five hundred years before, the sinister Duke Claudio, known as The Falcon, lived his twisted, brutal life, preying on the people of Ruffano. But now it is the twentieth century, and the town seems to have forgotten its violent history. But have things really changed? The parallels between the past and present become ever more evident.

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Sku
GOR000423649
Title
The Flight Of The Falcon (Virago Modern Classics)
Author
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Paperback
Publisher
Little, Brown Book Group
Year published
Number of pages
320
ISBN 10
1844080706
ISBN 13
9781844080700
Prizes
N/A
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