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Last Days of Il Duce

Domenic Stansberry’s award-winning novel tells the story of Niccolo Jones, a broken-down man plagued by his obsession with his brother Joe’s ex-wife Marie. Set in the old Italian neighborhood of North Beach in San Francisco, the novel flashes back and forth between their childhood days in the 1950s and events thirty years later. The kids are adults now, and everything has changed. Nick’s story begins when Joe is murdered, igniting in Nick an unquenchable desire for revenge. The crime also awakens Nick’s memories of days gone by, particularly his own illicit feelings for Marie. But the price of passion is as costly now as it was for Nick thirty years ago—for The Last Days of Il Duce is as much about the secrets of the past as it is about the sins of the present.

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  • "Domenic Stansberry’s award-winning novel tells the story of Niccolo Jones, a broken-down man plagued by his obsession with his brother Joe’s ex-wife Marie. Set in the old Italian neighborhood of North Beach in San Francisco, the novel flashes back and forth between their childhood days in the 1950s and events thirty years later. The kids are adults now, and everything has changed. Nick’s story begins when Joe is murdered, igniting in Nick an unquenchable desire for revenge. The crime also awakens Nick’s memories of days gone by, particularly his own illicit feelings for Marie. But the price of passion is as costly now as it was for Nick thirty years ago—for The Last Days of Il Duce is as much about the secrets of the past as it is about the sins of the present."@en
  • ""The Last Days of Il Duce" is a dark, elegantly written thriller set in North Beach, the old Italian neighborhood of San Francisco. It tells the story of Niccolo Jones, an ex-lawyer obsessed with his brother's wife, an obsession he won't give up even though it implicates him in murder -- and leads him into the intricate and tangled history of the neighborhood."

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  • "Electronic books"@en
  • "Fiction"@en
  • "Fiction"
  • "Mystery fiction"

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  • "Les derniers jours d'Il Duce"
  • "Last Days of Il Duce"@en
  • "The last days of Il Duce"
  • "The last days of Il Duce"@en