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Massimo Carlotto

The Goodbye Kiss

Massimo Carlotto

The Goodbye Kiss

2006, pp. 192, e-Book
ISBN: 9781609450250
Translated by: Lawrence Venuti
Region: Italy
Book collection: World Noir
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$ 11.99
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The book

“Carlotto is the reigning king of Mediterranean noir.” —The Boston Phoenix

An unscrupulous womanizer, as devoid of morals as he once was full of idealistic fervor, returns to Italy where he is wanted for a series of political crimes. To avoid prison he sells out his old friends, turns his back on his former ideals, and cuts deals with crooked cops. To achieve the guise of respectability he is willing to go even further, maybe even as far as murder.

The author

Massimo Carlotto
Massimo Carlotto was born in Padua, Italy. In addition to the many titles in his extremely popular “Alligator” series, he is also the author of The Fugitive, Death’s Dark Abyss, Poisonville, Bandit Love, and At the End of a Dull Day. One of Italy’s most popular authors and a major exponent of the Mediterranean Noir novel, Carlotto has been compared with many of the most important American hardboiled crime writers.

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