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A not so perfect crime, (ebook)

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A not so perfect crime
Title
A not so perfect crime
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Language
eng
Summary
Another day in Barcelona, another slimy politician's wife is suspected of infidelity. Lluis Font discovers a portrait of his wife in an exhibition that leads him to conclude he is being cuckolded by the artist. Concerned only about the potential political fallout, he hires twins Eduard and Pep, private detectives with a supposed knack for helping the wealthy with their "dirty laundry." Their office is adorned with false doors leading to nonexistent private rooms, a mysterious secretary who is always away, and a broken laptop computer picked up on the street. The case turns ugly when Font's wife is found poisoned by a marron glace from a box of sweets delivered anonymously. This is a deftly plotted, bitingly funny mystery novel. A satire of Catalan politics and a fascinating insight into the life and habits of Barcelona's inhabitants, diurnal and nocturnal. Teresa Solana lives in Barcelona. Born in 1962, she studied philosophy and worked as a literary translator and essayist. She has written several novels kept quietly in her drawer. A Not So Perfect Crime, her first published title, won the 2007 Brigada 21 Prize for the best Catalan mystery novel
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Solana, Teresa
Dewey number
849.936
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no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • Bush, Peter
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  • Private investigators
  • Politicians
  • Solana, Teresa
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adult
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A not so perfect crime, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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  • online
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Isbn
9781904738787
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(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11856202
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remote
Stock number
11856202
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MWT11856202
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
A not so perfect crime, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781904738787
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11856202
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11856202
System control number
MWT11856202
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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