Blood rain: an Aurelio Zen mystery

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Despite his best efforts to please everyone and keep out of trouble, the veteran Italian Criminalpol officer Aurelio Zen has made more enemies than friends over the years. Now, it's payoff time. After his last case, amid the gentle hills and lush vineyards of Piedmont, Zen finally receives the order he has been dreading all his professional life: his next posting is to Sicily, heart of the Mafia's power.The gruesome discovery of an unidentified, decomposed corpse sealed in a railway wagon on a deserted part of the island marks the beginning of Zen's most difficult and dangerous case. And indeed, it soon turns out that he will need all his cunning and skill to survive in a world where unwritten rules are enforced with ruthless violence, where one false step can prove fatal and where the truth must be paid for in blood.Set against the backdrop of the three-thousand-year-old city of Catania, in the shadow of the smoldering volcano of Etna, Blood Rain reveals Aurelio Zen at his most desperate and driven, and Michael Dibdin's writing at its most darkly atmospheric, galvanizing best.
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display_description Aurelio Zen has been assigned to Sicily as a spy, charged with gathering information from the State Police about their anti-Mafia operations. Zen knows better than to ask too many questions - until he becomes a suspect in the killing of a clan member.
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subject_facet Police -- Italy -- Sicily -- Fiction, Sicily (Italy) -- Fiction, Zen, Aurelio (Fictitious character) -- Fiction
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title_sub an Aurelio Zen mystery