Book List in Order: 10 titles

  • Mr. Carofiglio, drawing on his own professional background, excels at describing everyday legal proceedings in ways that transfix the reader. Wall Street Journal -------The latest in the Guido Guerrieri series. The setting is Bari in Southern Italy. ...


  • A coming-of-age novel -- a heady union of Before Sunrise and Beautiful Ruins -- about a father and his teenage son who are forced to spend two sleepless nights exploring the city of Marseilles, a journey of unexpected adventure and profound discovery...


  • The summer of 1992 had been exceptionally cold in southern Italy. But that’s not the reason why it is still remembered. On May 23, 1992, a roadside explosion killed the Palermo judge Giovanni Falcone, his wife and three police officers. A few weeks...


  • “A FINE LINE is a terrific novel, a legal thriller that is also full of complex meditations on the life of the lawyer and the difficult compromises inherent in any system of criminal justice. A book that is intensely rewarding at many levels.”Scot...


  • A stand-alone thriller from best-selling Italian crime writer Gianrico Carofiglio, whose work has been translated into twenty-four languages. Every Monday and Thursday, Roberto Marías crosses Rome on foot for his appointment with his psychiatrist. T...


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    The electrifying best-selling crime thriller from Italy, available for the first time in English. An instant sensation and number-one best seller since its publication, Temporary Perfections is the fourth crime novel by former Italian prosecutor Gia...


  • An international bestseller and winner of Italy’s prestigious Premio Bancarella prize -- an intense psychological thriller in the vein of The Talented Mr. Ripley As world-weary Lieutenant Chiti spends sleepless nights hunting for the serial rapi...


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    “Carofiglio writes crisp, ironical novels that are as much love stories and philosophical treatises as they are legal thrillers.”—The New Yorker“Guerrieri could have just gotten off an Alitalia flight from the land of Grisham or the Los Angel...


  • Praise for Involuntary Witness:“Raises the standard for crime fiction. Carofiglio’s deft touch has given us a story that is both literary and gritty—and one that speeds along like the best legal thrillers. His insights into human nature—good ...






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    A nine-year-old boy is found murdered at the bottom of a well near a beach resort in southern Italy. In what looks like a hopeless case for Guido Guerrieri, counsel for the defence, a Senegalese peddler is accused of the crime. More than a perfectly ...