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    DescriptionAurelio Zen returns to his native Venice to investigate the disappearance of a rich American resident but he soon learns that, amid the hazy light and shifting waters of the lagoon, nothing is what it seems. As Zen is drawn deeper into the complex and ambiguous mysteries surrounding the discovery of a skeletal corpse on an ossuary island in the north lagoon, he is also forced to confront a series of disturbing revelations about his own life.


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    Title
    Dead Lagoon
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Michael Dibdin
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 512
    Width: 126 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 32 mm
    Weight: 390 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780571270859
    ISBN 10: 0571270859
    Classifications

    DC22: 823.914
    BIC subject category V2: FF
    DC22: FIC
    BIC E4L: CRI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F2.1
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21200
    Ingram Subject Code: FC
    BISAC V2.8: FIC000000
    Thema V1.0: FF
    Publisher
    FABER & FABER
    Imprint name
    Faber & Faber Crime
    Publication date
    01 March 2011
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Michael Dibdin lived in Italy for many years and had 11 Zen books published which continue to entertain readers around the world. He died in 2007. His novels won many awards including the Crime Writers Association Gold Dagger for Ratking.
    Review quote
    "Surprisingly moving . . . a first-rate mystery and a fine novel."--"Washington Post Book World" "Dibdin's plot is as elegantly elaborate as the crisscrossing canals of Venice."--"Newsday" "The author has transcended his own superb craftsmanship by working [two] story lines into a structure of pure steel, and by making it the foundation of a serious study of modern-day Venice."--"The New York Times Book Review" "From the Trade Paperback edition."
    Flap copy
    Dibdin gives readers a deliciously creepy new novel featuring the urbane and skeptical Aurelio Zen. In this new mystery, Zen returns to his native Venice, searching for a missing American millionaire and encountering an assortment of corpses--including a suspiciously new skeleton that surfaces on the Isle of the Dead. "From the Trade Paperback edition.