The Marshal at the Villa Torrini (Marshal Guarnaccia Series #9)

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A well-known writer is found dead in the Villa Torrini near Florence without a mark of violence on her. Marshal Guarnaccia of the carabinieri must solve the mystery while struggling with a new legal system and a strict diet.
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Overview

A well-known writer is found dead in the Villa Torrini near Florence without a mark of violence on her. Marshal Guarnaccia of the carabinieri must solve the mystery while struggling with a new legal system and a strict diet.
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Editorial Reviews

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Praise for Magdalen Nabb

"Exquisite."
The New York Times Book Review

"Every word should be savored."
Washington Post Book World

"The best mystery news in ages is that Soho is restoring to the canon Magdalen Nabb and her tremendous creation, Marshal Guarnaccia of the Italian Police in Florence."
Chicago Tribune

"Nabb continues to extend conventions of the police procedural to suit her own intriguing vision and purpose."
Philadelphia Inquirer

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781569475621
  • Publisher: Soho Press, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 7/1/2009
  • Series: Marshal Guarnaccia Series , #9
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 1,402,852
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 7.50 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Magdalen Nabb was born in Lancashire and trained as a potter. In 1975, she left her old life behind and moved with her son to Florence, where she knew no one and even though she didn't speak any Italian, but where she fell in love with the local setting. Her Marshal Guarnaccia series, which has been translated into ten languages, was inspired by a real local marshal she befriended in the tiny pottery town of Montelupo Fiorentino. Nabb wrote children's fiction and crime novels until her death in 2007.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 22, 2013

    The Marshal- It was Love at First Sight!

    Love this series- interesting crimes, well written English cozy style set with lovely detail in the city of Florence, charming and amusing detective/carabineri NCO. I savor these little novels so I won't finish them all as quickly as I might otherwise. Surprised I only discovered them this year after reading about them in the NY Times Sunday book review.

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