Edition: First US printing.
New York: Bantam, (1989.) dj. SIGNED 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." SIGNED on the title page, and uncommon thus. Winner of the CWA Gold Dagger Award. 266 pp. ISBN: 0-553-05337x.
Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.