The Marshal and the Murderer.
The Marshal and the Murderer. The Marshal's Own Case. The Marshal Makes His Report. The Marshal and his wife had taken their holidays in July, travelling down to their home town in the province of Syracuse with their two little boys and afterwards leaving the boys there with the Marshal's sister for the month of August when he had to be back in charge of his station in the Pitti Palace.
Praise for Magdalen Nabb: "Every word should be savored. -Washington Post Book World "The best mystery news in ages is that Soho is restoring to the canon Magdalen Nabb and her tremendous creation, Marshal Guarnaccia of the Italian Police in Florence. -Chicago Tribune "Exquisite.
Marshal Guarnaccia and other people's little problems. Published by Thriftbooks. com User, 15 years ago. The best time to murder someone in Italy is during its brief but sweltering summer, when all the sensible people have left for the coast. Those who are left, like Marshal Salvatore Guarnaccia of the Florence Carabinieri, keep to the margins of life - the shady side of the street and the edges of the day. It would be easy to dismiss the suicide of a neighborhood "crazy" as just another sad chapter in the life of the urban poor.
Magdalen Nabb was born in Lancashire and trained as a potter. In 1975, she left her old life behind and moved with her son to Florence, where she fell in love with the local setting. Nabb wrote children’s fiction and crime novels until her death in 2007.
Another great Marshal Guarnaccia novel from Magdalen Nabb, the 6th in the series. Guarnaccia’s plodding, methodical, and often scatterbrained way of solving a mystery becomes more endearing in each book. In this book, which takes place in the hot days of August in Florence, Guarnaccia muddles his way through the heat to find out what really lies behind the murder of the crazy woman.
Almost everyone in the streets was wearing sunglasses like the Marshal because the blinding white glare of the vapour-screened sun was so painful. He had a headache which was getting steadily worse. It might have been hunger or the bad temper provoked by the Substitute Prosecutor, but it was more likely the weather since, as he looked about him, everyone else seemed to have the same beaten look. He walked across the Santa Trinita bridge slowly
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People Who Read The Marshal and the Madwoman Also Read. Praise for Magdalen Nabb. Every word should be savored. Washington Post Book World. The best mystery news in ages is that Soho is restoring to the canon Magdalen Nabb and her tremendous creation, Marshal Guarnaccia of the Italian Police in Florence. Nabb continues to extend conventions of the police procedural to suit her own intriguing vision and purpose.
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The Marshal and the Madwoman. The Marshals Own Case. Nabb, Magdalen, 1947-2007. Death in autumn, Magdalen Nabb. p. cm. ISBN-13: 978-1-56947-296-5.