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Cabal: An Aurelio Zen Mystery (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)

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In Cabal, master crime writer Michael Dibdin plunges us into a murky world of church spies, secret societies, cover-ups, and mistaken identities.

An apparent suicide in the Vatican may in fact have been a muder conducted by a centuries-old cabal within The Knights of Columbus. A discovery among the medieval manuscripts of the Vatican Library leads to a second death, Zen travels to Milan, where he faces a final, dramatic showdown. Meanwhile, Zen's lover, the tantalizing Tania, is conducting her own covert operations--which could well jeopardize everything Zen has worked for. Richly textured, wickedly entertaining, Cabal taps the mysterious beauty of Italy in a thriller that challenges our beliefs about love, allegiance, history, and power--and the lengths to which we will go to protect them against the truth.

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Master crime writer Dibdin plunges Aurelio Zen into a nether world of Church spies, secret societies, cover-ups, and mistaken identities when a death at the Vatican arouses suspicion of a centuries-old cabal within The Knights of Malta.

About the Author

Michael Dibdin was born in England and raised in Northern Ireland. He attended Sussex University and the University of Alberta in Canada. He spent five years in Perugia, Italy, where he taught English at the local university. He went on to live in Oxford, England and Seattle, Washington. He was the author of eighteen novels, eleven of them in the popular Aurelio Zen series, including Ratking, which won the Crime Writers Association Gold Dagger, and Cabal, which was awarded the French Grand Prix du Roman Policier. His work has been translated into eighteen languages. He died in 2007.

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ISBN:
9780375707704
Author:
Dibdin, Michael
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Subject:
Italy
Subject:
Police
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Police Procedural
Subject:
Zen, aurelio (fictitious character)
Subject:
Mystery fiction
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Subject:
mystery;crime;fiction;italy;aurelio zen;crime fiction;detective;police procedural;vatican;novel;thriller;murder;rome
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Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
Publication Date:
20000931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8 x 5.15 x .55 in .4 lb

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