A Fine Line by Gianrico Carofiglio
(Guido Guerrieri)

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“A FINE LINE is a terrific novel, a legal thriller that is also full of complex meditations on the life of the lawyer and the difficult compromises inherent in any system of criminal justice. A book that is intensely rewarding at many levels.”
Scott Turow

The fifth in the best-selling Guido Guerrieri series.

When Judge Larocca is accused of corruption, Guerrieri goes against his better instincts and takes the case. Helped by Annapaola Doria, a motorbike-riding bisexual private detective who keeps a baseball bat on hand for sticky situations, he investigates the alleged links to the mafia. Of course Guerrieri cannot stop himself from falling for Annapaola's exotic charms.

The novel is a suspenseful legal thriller but it is also much more. It is the story of a judge who, to quote Dostoevsky, "lies to himself and listens to his own lies, so gets to the point where he can no longer distinguish the truth, either in himself or around himself."

 

About Gianrico Carofiglio

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Author: Gianrico Carofiglio was an anti-Mafia prosecutor in Bari, a port on the coast of Puglia, for many years and is now a member of the Italian Senate. He has sold over 2.5 million books and Involuntary Witness is in its 49th edition in Italy. Translator: Patrick Creagh is a well-known translator from the Italian and lives near Florence in Italy.
 
Published April 18, 2016 by Bitter Lemon Press. 288 pages
Genres: Travel, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense. Fiction

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Carofiglio’s fifth Guido Guerrieri novel (after 2011’s Temporary Affections) edges gracefully over the line from legal thriller into the realm of Paul Auster, as much a series of philosophica

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