By Robert Littell
Former CIA agent Lemuel Gunn left the battlefield of Afghanistan for early retirement within the wilderness of latest Mexico, the place he works as a personal investigator from the creature comforts, corresponding to they're, of a cellular home.
Into his existence comes Ornella Neppi, a thirty-something lady creating a hash out of her uncle's bail bonds company. The resource of her problems, Emilio Gava, used to be arrested for purchasing cocaine. Ornella has cause to think he's making plans to leap bail. except she will locate him, her uncle goes to be $125,000 out of pocket.
For $95-a-day plus bills (not to say the excitement of her company), Gunn has the same opinion to aid Ornella music the wayward suspect down. interestingly, no pictures of Gava appear to exist. as soon as Gunn starts his manhunt, he begins to wonder if Gava himself existed within the first place.
Robert Littell has been broadly praised as the best espionage writers of our time. Now, he is became his ambitious talents towards crime fiction in A Nasty Piece of Work, a unique that Le Monde has already praised as "one of these page-turning detective stories that seems like an quick classic.… A Chandleresque noir novel, as pleasant because it is suspenseful."
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A Nasty Piece of Work: A Novel by Robert Littell