Free Shipping In the US
Currency:
USD $ USD
Vendetta (2) By Michael Dibdin

Vendetta (2)
by Michael Dibdin

Oscar Burolo was the kind of big-shot who thought he could control everything. Inside his Sardinian mansion, everything was recorded on close-circuit TV - even his own violent death. An impossible case for Inspector Zen, who first appeared in "Ratking", winner of a CWA Gold Dagger.
Only 3 left

Vendetta (2) Summary


Vendetta (2) by Michael Dibdin

In Italian police inspector Aurelio Zen, Michael Dibdin has given the mystery one of its most complex and compelling protagonists: a man wearily trying to enforce the law in a society where the law is constantly being bent. In this, the first novel he appears in, Zen himself has been assigned to do some law bending. Officials in a high government ministry want him to finger someone--anyone--for the murder of an eccentric billionaire, whose corrupt dealings enriched some of the most exalted figures in Italian politics.

Why buy from World of Books

Our excellent value books literally don't cost the earth
Free delivery in the US
Read more here
Every used book bought is one saved from landfill

Vendetta (2) Reviews


" Dibdin has a gift for shocking the unshockable reader." -- Ruth Rendell " Vendetta has tension, wit, a strong sense of place and a hero you can't help but root for." -- "The Wall Street Journal" " A literate, suspenseful thriller.... Spinning a plot as convoluted as Sardinia's winding streets, Dibdin iluminates a deeply corrupted society." -- "Milwaukee Journal" " Heart-pounding.... Vendetta is a terrifying tale of revenge." -- "Mystery News"

About Michael Dibdin


Michael Dibdin was born in 1947. He went to school in Northern Ireland, and later to Sussex University and the University of Alberta in Canada. He lives in Seattle.After completing his first novel, The Last Sherlock Holmes Story, in 1978, he spent four years in Italy teaching English at the University of Perugia. His second novel, A Rich Full Death, was published in 1986. It was followed by Ratking in 1988, which won the Gold Dagger Award for the Best Crime Novel of the year and introduced us to his Italian detective - Inspector Aurelio Zen. In 1989 The Tryst was published to great acclaim and was followed by Vendetta in 1990, the second story in the Zen series. Dirty Tricks was published in 1991. Inspector Zen made his third appearance in Cabal, which was published in 1992. The Dying of the Light, an Agatha Christie pastiche, was published in 1993. His fourth Zen novel, Dead Lagoon, was published the follow

Additional information

GOR001237565
Vendetta (2) by Michael Dibdin
Michael Dibdin
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Faber & Faber
1997-08-20
304
0571161650
9780571161652
Winner of CWA '92 Award 1990
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.