That Awful Mess on the Via Merulana

Author(s): Carlo Emilio Gadda & William Weaver (transl.)


In a large apartment house in central Rome, two crimes are committed within a matter of days: a burglary, in which a good deal of money and precious jewels are taken, and a murder, as a young woman whose husband is out of town is found with her throat cut. Called in to investigate, melancholy Detective Ciccio, a secret admirer of the murdered woman and a friend of her husband

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  • : 9781590172223
  • : The New York Review of Books, Inc
  • : The New York Review of Books, Inc
  • : February 2007
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