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A small death in Lisbon
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Published:
New York : Harcourt, [2000].
Format:
Book
Edition:
1st U.S. ed.
Physical Desc:
440 pages : map ; 24 cm.
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1941. Klaus Felsen, forced out of his Berlin factory into the SS, arrives in a luminous Lisbon, where Nazis and Allies, refugees and entrepreneurs, dance to the strains of opportunism and despair. Felsen's assignment takes him to the bleak mountains of the north where a devious and brutal battle is being fought for an element vital to Hitler's bliztkrieg. There he meets the man who plants the first seed of greed and revenge that will grow into a thick vine in the landscape of post-war Portugal. Late 1990s. Investigating the murder of a young girl with a disturbing sexual past, Inspector Ze Coelho overturns the dark soil of history and unearths old bones from Portugal's fascist past. This small death in Lisbon is horrific compensation for an even older crime, and Coelho's stubborn pursuit of its truth reveals a tragedy that unites past and present. Robert Wilson's combination of intelligence, suspense, vivid characters, and mesmerizing storytelling richly deserves the international acclaim his novel has received.
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Language:
English
ISBN:
0151006091, 0425184234 (pbk.)
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APA Citation (style guide)

Wilson, R. (2000). A small death in Lisbon. 1st U.S. ed. New York: Harcourt.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Wilson, Robert, 1957-. 2000. A Small Death in Lisbon. New York: Harcourt.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Wilson, Robert, 1957-, A Small Death in Lisbon. New York: Harcourt, 2000.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Wilson, Robert. A Small Death in Lisbon. 1st U.S. ed. New York: Harcourt, 2000. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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