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Some Bitter Taste

(2002)
(Book 12 in the Marshal Guarnaccia series)
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When it comes to motives for crime, the past can never be forgotten. Sara Hirsch is a nervous elderly spinster who still lives in the flat in Florence in which she was raised. Frightened, she calls Marshal Guarnaccia for help, sure that strangers have been in her apartment. The marshal knows she is a lonely and frightened old woman but he is preoccupied with an investigation into an Albanian prostitution ring. Before he can respond to her latest alarm, she is found dead. The marshal's search for the villains who precipitated her death brings him into confrontation with the past, with Jewish refugees from fascism, and with English expatriates, including the ailing heir to the elegant Villa L'Uliveto, Sir Christopher Wrothesly...

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Hardback Editions

September 2003 : UK Hardback
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Title: Some Bitter Taste (Windsor Selection)
Author(s): Magdalen Nabb
ISBN: 0-7540-1955-1 / 978-0-7540-1955-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers Large print (Chivers, Windsor, Paragon & C
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January 2003 : UK Hardback
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Title: Some Bitter Taste: A Marshal Guarnaccia Mystery
Author(s): Magdalen Nabb
ISBN: 0-434-01054-5 / 978-0-434-01054-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: William Heinemann Ltd
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October 2002 : USA Hardback
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Title: Some Bitter Taste (Marshal Guarnaccia Investigation)
Author(s): Magdalen Nabb
ISBN: 1-56947-317-X / 978-1-56947-317-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Soho Press
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Paperback Editions

June 2004 : UK Paperback
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Title: Some Bitter Taste (A Marshal Guarnaccia mystery)
Author(s): Magdalen Nabb
ISBN: 0-7540-9323-9 / 978-0-7540-9323-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Paragon
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February 2004 : UK Paperback
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Title: Some Bitter Taste
Author(s): Magdalen Nabb
ISBN: 0-09-944336-8 / 978-0-09-944336-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Arrow
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October 2003 : USA Paperback
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Title: Some Bitter Taste (A Florentine Mystery)
Author(s): Magdalen Nabb
ISBN: 1-56947-339-0 / 978-1-56947-339-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Soho Crime
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August 2003 : USA Paperback
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Title: Some Bitter Taste
Author(s): Magdalen Nabb
ISBN: 0-7862-5418-1 / 978-0-7862-5418-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press
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January 2003 : UK Paperback
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Title: Some Bitter Taste
Author(s): Magdalen Nabb
ISBN: 0-434-01069-3 / 978-0-434-01069-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: William Heinemann Ltd
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Audio Editions

May 2011 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Some Bitter Taste
Author(s): Magdalen Nabb
Publisher: Random House AudioBooks
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May 2011 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Some Bitter Taste
Author(s): Magdalen Nabb
Publisher: Random House AudioBooks
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February 2004 : UK Audio Cassette

Title: Some Bitter Taste: A Marshal Guarnaccia Mystery
Author(s): Magdalen Nabb
ISBN: 0-7540-8477-9 / 978-0-7540-8477-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers Audio Books
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Kindle Editions

October 2003 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Some Bitter Taste (A Florentine Mystery Book 12)
Author(s): Magdalen Nabb
Publisher: Soho Crime
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA