54--Cancelled

54--Cancelled

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In Hollywood, Cary Grant has grown weary of cinema’s constant glamour, but Her Majesty’s Secret Service will break his malaise with a bizarre diplomatic mission. In Naples, Lucky Luciano fixes horse races and launches the global heroin trade. And in Bologna, a bartender searches for true love and his missing Communist father.

Set during the height of the Cold War—with the world divided into East and West—54 features Italian partisans, KGB agents, Parisian lowlifes, and cameos by David Niven, Marshal Tito, and Grace Kelly. Wu Ming brings us a cinematic romp that is by turns edgy social satire and modern comic send up.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 560 pages
  • United States
  • English
  • 0156031884
  • 9780156031882

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