Via Delle Oche by Carlo Lucarelli

Esta entrada es bilingüe. Para ver la versión en castellano desplazarse por la pantalla hacia abajo. Translated from the Italian by Michael Reynolds. Original title Via delle Oche, 1996. First Publication 2008 by Europa Editions. Second printing, 2009. 156 pages. ISBN: 978-1-933372-53-2. The action in the final book of De Luca trilogy is set in … Continue reading “Via Delle Oche by Carlo Lucarelli”

Book Reviews 2011

 No hay que morir dos veces (Booket, 2010), de Francisco González Ledesma Three Seconds (Quercus, 2010), by Anders Roslund and Börge Hellström. Translated by Kari Dickson Yours Until Death (Arcadia Books, 2010), by Gunnar Staalesen. Translated by Margaret Amassian Darkside (Bantam Press, 2011), by Belinda Bauer The Redeemer (Vintage, 2009), by Jo Nesbø. Translated by … Continue reading “Book Reviews 2011”

2011 Italy in Books Reading Challenge Update

This challenge is hosted by Books after Booksand runs from January 1 2011 to December 31 2011. The aim of the challenge is to read at least 12 books that are set in Italy. I have restricted myself to crime fiction books and have read so far: The Wings of the Sphinx by Andrea Camilleri … Continue reading “2011 Italy in Books Reading Challenge Update”

Carte Blanche by Carlo Lucarelli

Carte Blanche is the first installment in Carlo Lucarelli’s “De Luca Trilogy”. The action takes place just before the end of WWII in Northern Italy during the last days of the fascist regime. The book opens with the explosion of a bomb at a funeral procession while Commissario De Luca is on his way to … Continue reading “Carte Blanche by Carlo Lucarelli”

My Book Notes: The Hollow Man (aka The Three Coffins), 1935 (Dr Fell # 6) by John Dickson Carr

Esta entrada es bilingüe, desplazarse hacia abajo para ver la versión en español Orion Books, 2013. Format: Papeback. 214 pages. ISBN: 978-1-4091-4632-2. First published in Great Britain in 1935 by Hamish Hamilton as The Hollow Man and in the US in 1935 by Harper & Brothers as The Three Coffins. This edition first published in … Continue reading “My Book Notes: The Hollow Man (aka The Three Coffins), 1935 (Dr Fell # 6) by John Dickson Carr”