A Private Venus: A Duca Lamberti Noir

A Private Venus: A Duca Lamberti Noir

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"A noir writer richly deserving rediscovery."

Publishers Weekly

The book that gave birth to Italian noir . . .

Milan, 1966: When Dr. Duca Lamberti is released from prison, he’s lost his medical license and his options are few. But thanks to an old connection, he lands a job, although it’s a tricky one: guarding the alcoholic son of a plastics millionaire.

But Lamberti soon discovers that the young man has a terrible secret, rooted in the mysterious death… (more)

Editorial reviews (1 review)

Scerbanenco was not Italy's first great crime novelist. That honor goes to the Sicilian Leonardo Sciascia, who is, frankly, a much greater writer. But Scerbanenco was a trailblazing radical who pulled the mask off a whole era.

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Book Details  

Publisher: Melville International Crime (March 25, 2014)

Format: EPUB

File size: 2.2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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