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The stealing of art treasures is Italy's growth industry, and what happier hunting ground for the I.R.A. than the Vatican collections. But the most expertly planned operations can go awry...
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Jon Cleary (1917 2010) was an Australian writer and novelist. He wrote numerous books, including "The High Commissioner", the first of a long series of popular detective novels featuring Sydney police inspector Scobie Malone. Several of his works have been adapted for television and film.From AudioFile:
An IRA conspiracy to steal Vatican treasures with the help of an Irish-American journalist, working as a Vatican press spokesman goes awry. The Pope, on a nocturnal visit to the galleries, becomes a more attractive prize. Christopher Kay is the consummate narrator for a wide-ranging cast of multi-continental characters. Penny whistle and Irish drum signal the end of each side, heightening the tension in this intriguing and thought-provoking story. M.M. An AUDIOFILE Earphones Award winner (c)AudioFile, Portland, Maine
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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Ltd. Hardcover. Condition: New. 0002213656 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW7.0937791
Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 1974. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0002213656