Bandit Love by Massimo Carlotto
(World Noir)

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About Massimo Carlotto

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One of Italy's most popular authors and a major exponent of the Mediterranean Noir novel, Carlotto has been compared with many of the most important American hardboiled crime writers. His novels have been translated into many languages, enjoying enormous success outside of Italy, and several have been made into highly acclaimed films.
Published September 28, 2010 by Europa. 178 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Part of the reason they've stayed alive into middle age is that they've studiously avoided drug trafficking, with its unpredictability and extreme violence, but this case takes them quickly and deeply into conflict with a savage Eastern European drug cartel that's been funneling drugs from the fo...

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In this lean, taut crime novel from Italian author Carlotto (The Fugitive), a burglary at the University of Padua sets off a series of related crimes that entangle ex-con turned PI Marco Buratti (aka "the Alligator") and his two partners.

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Summary: A short and sour noir, with baddies-done-good forced back into criminal proceedings - but for nice, moral reasons....

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Can you understand that?” I nodded and then shared a couple of tricks with her to keep the man to whom she’d sworn eternal fidelity from getting too suspicious.” Burrati’s world is full of edgy, violent criminals, ambitious Mafiosi, crooked cops, and greedy lowlifes, so it shouldn’t be too surpr...

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Austin Chronicle

Author Massimo Carlotto has a bigger agenda and more expansive concerns: the blossoming of crime syndicates across the Balkans and Eastern Europe, the interdependency of the drug and sex trades, and the way his beloved Italy has been drawn into that vortex of corruption and exploitation.

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