White death - Tobias Jones

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Title
White death
Author
Tobias Jones
format
Paperback / softback
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Language
English
UK Publication Date
20120202

Castagnetti, a bee-keeping private detective, is hired by a businessman to find out who set fire to his car and why. It seems like a dead-end case, nothing more than an instance of mindless vandalism. But before long the businessman is receiving threatening phonecalls, his factory is burnt to the ground and an employee loses his life.

Castagnetti traces similar cases of arson across the city and realises that this sort of systematic intimidation happens when the owner's land is about to be redesignated as residential. That's the time when developers can double their money... just as long as they've got someone on the inside of city hall to tip them off about the redesignation; and just as long as they can persuade someone to sell. The last person to stand in the developers' way was whacked in Milan a year ago. Castagnetti needs to solve the case before his client, and his city, are both buried in cement.

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Tobias Jones is the author of two travel books, The Dark Heart of Italy and Utopian Dreams.
His novel, The Salati Case, was the first in a series featuring the Italian private detective Castagnetti, followed by White Death.

In 2012 he published his true crime account of an Italian serial killer, Blood on the Altar.

Jones has written and presented documentaries for the BBC, and for RAI television in Italy, and is a columnist for the Observer and Internazionale.

He runs a small 'woodland shelter' in Somerset with his wife and three children.

Type
BOOK
Edition
1st paperback ed
Keyword Index
Private investigators - Italy - Fiction.|Arson investigation - Italy - Fiction.|Detective and mystery stories.
Country of Publication
England
Number of Pages
275

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