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La Primavera del comisario Ricciardi (edition 2012)

by Maurizio de Giovanni, Celia Filipetto (Translator)

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Title:La Primavera del comisario Ricciardi
Authors:Maurizio de Giovanni
Other authors:Celia Filipetto (Translator)
Info:Barcelona: Lumen
Collections:Your library
Tags:Novel·la policíaca, Itàlia

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Blood Curse: The Springtime of Commissario Ricciardi by Maurizio de Giovanni




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At least in the English translation, I find this too long, too repetitive and too bleak, without illumination or delight. Both de Giovanni works I've read in the Ricciardi series have given me the same sense of a promising premise betrayed by an author who doesn't know, perhaps, where to take the work. ( )
  Laura400 | Jun 13, 2014 |
Recensione su : http://wp.me/p3X6aw-2B ( )
  Saretta.L | Mar 31, 2013 |
Con questo secondo libro della serie del Commissario Ricciardi, consolido la mia assoluta simpatia per il personaggio, per il suo modo di essere, per la sua profonda tristezza e difficolta' di vivere, forse soprattutto convivere con il suo dono "il Fatto".....
Mi piace moltissimo lo svolgersi delle indagini nel suo mondo interiore e le sue intuizioni, sia dovute al dono, sia alla sua dedizione totale al lavoro nel risolvere un caso.
Ottima caratterizzazione anche degli altri personaggi, ad esempio di Maione la cui figura in questo libro viene approfondita e rende ancora piu' interessante il legame tra i due, accennato nel primo libro, ma reso ancora piu' profondo nel secondo.
Davvero una felice scoperta Maurizio de Giovanni, grazie! ( )
  virginiawoolf666 | Jan 9, 2011 |
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"Naples, 1931. In a working class apartment in the Sanita' neighborhood an elderly woman by the name of Carmela Calise has been beaten to death. When Ricciardi and Maione arrive at the scene they start asking the neighbors questions. No one wants to talk but slowly a few interesting facts slip out. Carmela Calise was moonlighting as a fortuneteller and moneylender. In her decrepit apartment she would receive clients, among them some of the city's rich and powerful, predicting their futures in such a way as to manipulate and deceive. If economic ruin lurked in their futures, Calise was happy to help. For a price, of course. She had many enemies, those indebted to her, manipulated by her lies, disappointed by her prophesies or destroyed by her machinations. Murder suspects in this atmospheric thriller abound and Commissario Ricciardi, one of the most original and intriguing investigators in contemporary crime fiction, will have his work cut out for him"--Book jacket.… (more)

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