Blogs in January 1970

See Naples and Die 1st January 1970

Penny Green returned to Italy after a holiday in Australia ready for a challenge. She was looking for a new job and romance, and found work and perhaps love in the toughest Italian city of them all Napoli. Penny...

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The Potter’s Field 1st January 1970

While Vigàta is wracked by storms, Inspector Salvo Montalbano is called to attend the discovery of a dismembered body in a field of clay. Bearing all the marks of an execution style killing, it seems clear that this is,...

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Sex and Genius 1st January 1970

In Michael Lear’s opinion, James Hilldyard is the master of the contemporary novel. Travelling to this genius’ home in Italy, Michael is disappointed when Hilldyard turns down the TV profile he wants to produce, but is bafflingly offered a...

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The Espresso Break 1st January 1970

Travel to Hades and Purgatory, roam the ruins like the gluttonous Romans, or watch miracles happen. The Espresso Break takes you into the mythical land that is the oldest city in the Western World — Naples, Italy — and...

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The Wings of the Sphinx 1st January 1970

Detective Montalbano is going through a distinctly rocky patch with his long-distance lover, Livia, and he has other concerns: he is uneasily conscious of anno domini and the dispiriting effect of the violence that is such an omnipresent part...

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