Edition: First US printing.
New York: Bantam, (1989.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A mystery and novel of psychological suspense introducing Roman Police Commissioner Aurelio Zen - Ruth Rendall described this first book as transcending its genre - "tremendously exciting ... both subtle and horrific." Winner of the CWA Gold Dagger Award. 266 pp. ISBN: 0-553-05337x.
Condition: Fine in a very good dustjacket (short closed tear to back cover, other minor wear, now protected by an archival cover.)