(From the publisher):
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 husbandís, discovers that almost everyone in the apartment building is somehow involved in the case, and with each new development the mystery only deepens and broadens.
Original title: Quer pasticciaccio brutto de via Merulana
Genre: Fiction→ Crime and Mystery→ Detective Story and Detectives
Fiction→ General Fiction→ Literary Fiction/classics