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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 ...

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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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