William Heinemann: London.: 2007.
Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).
Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).
Psychological thriller, translated from the Italian by Shaun Whiteside.
''in an apartment in Italy, a man and a little girl are playing hide and seek. Indulgently, he gives up the search, and she emerges from her hiding-place with a happy squeal. The man pulls a startled face, the loser of the game. The girl hurls herself at him, hugging his waist. He kneels down and she throws her arms around him, as he kisses her forehead and the top of her head. He strokes her back and wraps his arms around her. Then, coldly, clinically and expertly, he breaks her neck. Celeste is a schoolgirl, bar... View More...