The Salamander

Author(s): Morris West

SECONDHAND BOOKS | Australian Fiction

An Italian general is found dead in his apartment. Next to his body is a small card inscribed with a salamander in a bed of flames. Is it suicide or murder?Dante Matucci, a captain in the Italian secret service, begins an investigation that leads him into a maze of political violence and intrigue. He meets the general's former mistress, Lili Anders, and embarks on a dangerous affair with the beautiful one-time spy. Soon he is drawn into the net of the great Salamander himself, millionaire industrialist Bruno Manzini, who is pitting his wits against the elaborate machinery threatening Italy's government.In a game of high stakes, how much is Matucci prepared to pay to survive?

1974. Reprint. A near fine copy only marked by light rubbing to the board edges. The d/w is unclipped and also near fine.

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General Fields

  • : 9780434859122
  • : heinemann
  • : heinemann
  • : January 1974
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 304
  • : 823
  • : Hardback
  • : Morris West