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That awful mess on the Via Merulana


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That Awful Mess on the Via Merulana - Gadda, Carlo Emilio, and Calvino, Italo (Introduction by), and Weaver, William (Translated by)
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In a large apartment house in central Rome, two crimes are committed within a matter of days: a burglary, in which a good deal of money and precious jewels are taken, and a murder, as a young woman whose husband is out of town is found with her throat cut. Called in to investigate, melancholy Detective Ciccio, a secret admirer of the murdered woman and a friend of her husband's, discovers that almost everyone in the apartment building is somehow involved in the case, and with each new development the mystery only deepens ...

That Awful Mess on the Via Merulana 2007, New York Review of Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781590172223

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That Awful Mess on the Via Merulana 1984, George Braziller, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780807610930

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