domenica 1 marzo 2009

RUTH RENDELL Barbara Vine GALLOWGLASS

In ancient times, a gallowglass was the servant of a Celtic chieftain; in Vine's novel, it is Joe Herbert, a young drifter, recently released from a mental institution, who is mesmerized by Sandor Wincanton, an educated, handsome, but mysterious "swell" who wants Joe's help for a kidnapping. The intended victim is former model Nina Apsoland, the "princess" whom Sandor helped kidnap five years ago when she was married to an Italian prince, but whom Sandor freed after he fell in love with her. Now, Nina is guarded well--her current husband is an expert in security and he has hired the massive ex-teacher Paul Garnet as a combination driver and bodyguard. .....


IN INGLESE
peso gr.200 pagg. 289
libro in buono stato - copertina morbida
Editore Penguin

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