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Black August - A Commissario Trotti Mystery

Timothy Williams

The fourth book in Timothy Williams's critically acclaimed Commissario Trotti series, originally published in the 1980s. When a brutally battered corpse with a disfigured face turns out to be an old friend of Commissario Trotti's, he joins the manhunt, despite objections from his superiors. In 2011, Timothy Williams was selected by the UK's Observer as one of the top 10 modern European crime novelists because of his work on this long out-of-print series, which Soho is excited to bring back into print in this attractive new package. Commissario Trotti of Italy's Polizia di Stato is called to the scene of a brutal murder. Despite the badly disfigured face on the corpse, Trotti recognizes it as schoolteacher Rosanna Belloni, an old friend of . His superiors warn him off the case, but Trotti is determined to hunt down the killer. First he must find Rosanna's missing sister, a known drug addict. But the deeper he digs, the more questions he is forced to ask himself. Is a recent, unexplained suicide in the River Po connected with the murder? Where does the discovery of a car dredged up from the Delta fit in? Faced with a seemingly unsolvable mystery, Trotti must also grapple with obstructive colleagues and the problems arising in his private life. With its brilliantly realized Italian setting, subtle plotting and fine characterization, Black August is a must-have addition to Timothy Williams's critically acclaimed Trotti series.

The fourth book in Timothy Williams's critically acclaimed Commissario Trotti series, originally published in the 1980s. When a brutally battered corpse with a disfigured face turns out to be an old friend of Commissario Trotti's, he joins the manhunt, despite objections from his superiors. In 2011, Timothy Williams was selected by the UK's Observer as one of the top 10 modern European crime novelists because of his work on this long out-of-print series, which Soho is excited to bring back into print in this attractive new package. Commissario Trotti of Italy's Polizia di Stato is called to the scene of a brutal murder. Despite the badly disfigured face on the corpse, Trotti recognizes it as schoolteacher Rosanna Belloni, an old friend of . His superiors warn him off the case, but Trotti is determined to hunt down the killer. First he must find Rosanna's missing sister, a known drug addict. But the deeper he digs, the more questions he is forced to ask himself. Is a recent, unexplained suicide in the River Po connected with the murder? Where does the discovery of a car dredged up from the Delta fit in? Faced with a seemingly unsolvable mystery, Trotti must also grapple with obstructive colleagues and the problems arising in his private life. With its brilliantly realized Italian setting, subtle plotting and fine characterization, Black August is a must-have addition to Timothy Williams's critically acclaimed Trotti series.
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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

The fourth book in Timothy Williams's critically acclaimed Commissario Trotti series, originally published in the 1980s. When a brutally battered corpse with a disfigured face turns out to be an old friend of Commissario Trotti's, he joins the manhunt, despite objections from his superiors. In 2011, Timothy Williams was selected by the UK's Observer as one of the top 10 modern European crime novelists because of his work on this long out-of-print series, which Soho is excited to bring back into print in this attractive new package. Commissario Trotti of Italy's Polizia di Stato is called to the scene of a brutal murder. Despite the badly disfigured face on the corpse, Trotti recognizes it as schoolteacher Rosanna Belloni, an old friend of . His superiors warn him off the case, but Trotti is determined to hunt down the killer. First he must find Rosanna's missing sister, a known drug addict. But the deeper he digs, the more questions he is forced to ask himself. Is a recent, unexplained suicide in the River Po connected with the murder? Where does the discovery of a car dredged up from the Delta fit in? Faced with a seemingly unsolvable mystery, Trotti must also grapple with obstructive colleagues and the problems arising in his private life. With its brilliantly realized Italian setting, subtle plotting and fine characterization, Black August is a must-have addition to Timothy Williams's critically acclaimed Trotti series.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Tim Gerard Reynolds

Length:

10h 32m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

00:35


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

04:02


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

11:06


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

03:42


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

04:26


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

07:46


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

03:39


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

13:19


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

07:07


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

08:13


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

07:05


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

07:17


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

10:57


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

08:52


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

11:34


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

10:49


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

08:05


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

18:34


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

07:25


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

04:18


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

08:49


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

12:48


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

16:12


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

04:13


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

07:39


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

14:04


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

09:12


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

14:10


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

07:30


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

06:02


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

14:52


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

10:54


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

09:05


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

06:48


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

09:15


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

15:59


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

10:40


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

06:07


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

04:13


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

04:54


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

08:55


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

03:30


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

02:10


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

06:49


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

10:12


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

11:02


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

04:22


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

06:34


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

15:39


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

11:01


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

15:30


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

06:53


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

08:51


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

06:30


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

07:59


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

16:42


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

06:35


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

08:41


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

06:20


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

06:16


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

07:43


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

07:57


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

07:54


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

10:15


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

04:22


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

07:43


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

11:48


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

06:42


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

04:06


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

11:45


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

07:55


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

14:29


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

05:00


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

01:46