ISBN 9780857893284,A Darkness Descending

A Darkness Descending


Atlantic Books



Atlantic Books

Publication Year 2014

ISBN 9780857893284

ISBN-10 0857893289


Number of Pages 400 Pages
Language (English)


Death, espresso, and political manoeuvering... An ex-cop plying his trade outside the boundaries of normal Italian police procedure. Brooding Italian noir. --Independent on Sunday Like Dibden's Zen, Cellini is a reluctant inquirer... fascism, the mafia and revolving-door post-war governments have left many secrets that score dark marks on the surface of daily life. Taut and thoughtful mystery that draws on the contrast between location... and the savage passions and politics that lie underneath. --Mark Lawson, Guardian Dark, gloomy and often sinister... An intelligent and convincing thriller with fleshed-out characters you want to meet again. --Daily Mail Bridging the gap left by Michael Dibdin... Suspense, atmosphere, and the architectural beauty of Florence... Fantastic. --Irish Examiner About the Author CHRISTOBEL KENT'S previous books include A Time of Mourning, A Party in San Niccolo, Late Season, A Florentine Revenge, A Fine and Private Place and The Dead Season. She lives near Cambridge with her husband and five children.

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