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Inimitable sleuth Falco is again with a vengeance. One evening, a guy is killed and Rome's leader secret agent left for useless. This leaves nobody other than Falco to behavior the research. quickly he's plunged into the fiercely aggressive international of olive oil construction. Political intrigue, an unique Spanish dancer, and drawing close fatherhood all upload to Falco's issues.
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It cleared his brain, gave him a chance to sort out ideas. And he wanted to put some questions to Miss Brandeis, too. He had a great respect for her brains. She — was surprised, but agreed to borrow a Government House pony and meet him on the polo ground. m. Vachell ushered Watson and Moon into the closely guarded Governor's study, apologizing for the long delay. ' he asked. Watson's face looked haggard in the indifferent light. Pale skin tightly stretched, long sharp features; the face of an ascetic.
He added that he would make every effort to reach agreement without using this information, and that, if he succeeded, he would burn the received. "It's stinking fish," he said his hand. ' Vachell was writing vigorously. Tine, said. 'Now off as to 'I've 'But we're getting somewheres. ' 'Yes, distinctly. I assumed that he had secured some new argument in favour of the policy he advocated, perhaps from some expert in England. He had gone to great trouble to prepare a strong case. ' Vachell glanced quickly at the Acting Governor.
Looked up angrily, and rose from his chair. ' he said heatedly. 'You will kindly remember whom you are addressing! You have wasted enough of my time. ' He stalked towards the door hurriedly. But Vachell hadn't quite finished with him. 'Pardon me, Mr Pallett,' he said. 'Just one more question. You left the Secretariat around ten-forty-five tonight, you said, and you went back home. ' Pallett swung round, his pince-nez quivering precariously, puffy face like putty, eyes hard as stone. 'Mr Vachell, I dislike your tone, I dislike your manner, I have no belief in your efficiency.
A Dying Light in Corduba: A Marcus Didius Falco Mystery (Marcus Didius Falco, Book 8) by Lindsey Davis