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Southern Seas
by Manuel Vazquez Montalban and Patrick Camiller


Overview - Barcelona detective Pepe Carvalho's radical past catches up with him when a powerful businessman--a patron of artists and activists--is found dead after going missing for a year.
In search of the spirit of Paul Gauguin, Stuart Pedrell--eccentric Barcelona businessman, construction magnate, dreamer, and patron of poets and painters--disappeared not long after announcing plans to travel to the South Pacific.
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Overview
Barcelona detective Pepe Carvalho's radical past catches up with him when a powerful businessman--a patron of artists and activists--is found dead after going missing for a year.
In search of the spirit of Paul Gauguin, Stuart Pedrell--eccentric Barcelona businessman, construction magnate, dreamer, and patron of poets and painters--disappeared not long after announcing plans to travel to the South Pacific.
A year later he is found stabbed to death at a construction site in Barcelona. Gourmand gumshoe Pepe Carvalho is hired by Pedrell's wife to find out what happened. Carvalho, a jaded former communist, must travel through circles of the old anti-Franco left wing on the trail of the killer. But with little appetite for politics, Carvalho also leads us on a tour through literature, cuisine, and the criminal underbelly of Barcelona in a typically brilliant twist on the genre by a Spanish master.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781612191171
  • ISBN-10: 1612191177
  • Publisher: Melville House Publishing
  • Publish Date: May 2012
  • Page Count: 217
  • Dimensions: 8.25 x 5.55 x 0.64 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.46 pounds

Series: Pepe Carvalho Mysteries

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