By Robert Littell
Former CIA agent Lemuel Gunn left the battlefield of Afghanistan for early retirement within the desolate tract of recent Mexico, the place he works as a personal investigator from the creature comforts, equivalent to they're, of a cellular home.
Into his existence comes Ornella Neppi, a thirty-something girl creating a hash out of her uncle's bail bonds company. The resource of her problems, Emilio Gava, was once arrested for getting cocaine. Ornella has cause to think he's making plans to leap bail. except she will be able to locate him, her uncle goes to be $125,000 out of pocket.
For $95-a-day plus expenditures (not to say the excitement of her company), Gunn is of the same opinion to aid Ornella song the wayward suspect down. interestingly, no photos of Gava appear to exist. as soon as Gunn starts off his manhunt, he starts off 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 grew to become his bold talents towards crime fiction in A Nasty Piece of Work, a singular that Le Monde has already praised as "one of these page-turning detective stories that sounds 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