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A Simple Story

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In a small Sicilian village, a young and inexperienced policeman receives a strange phone call from a retired diplomat. On investigating the matter, he finds the diplomat dead. What at first appears to be a simple case of suicide turns into an intricate tale of corruption that involves the Mafia, the head of police, and the entire Sicilian establishment.

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December 2009 : UK Paperback

Title: A Simple Story (Modern Voices)
Author(s): Leonardo Sciascia (author), Paul Bailey (foreword), Howard Curtis (translator)
ISBN: 1-84391-425-5 / 978-1-84391-425-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hesperus Press Ltd
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