With the end of the World War II in sight, a German officer orders the reprisal shooting of eight women in a small Alpine village near Lake Como. Fifty years later in Sydney, the daughter of one of the victims discovers that her mother's executioner is living quietly nearby under an assumed name.
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Spring 1945: the quiet of a northern Italian village is shattered by an explosion of gunfire as eight innocent women are gunned down. Why have they been executed now, with the war almost over and the Germans standing to gain nothing from further repraisals?
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Book Description Port Melbourne, Vic., William Heinemann, 1994. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. 432p. Original black boards. Very light shelf-wear to bottom edge else a superb first printing in excellent dustwrapper. Author's second novel and sequel to his 'Lunch with the Generals'. Bookseller Inventory # 10837
Book Description William Heinemann, AUSTRALIA, 1994. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine Jacket in Mylar Sleeve. First Edition. 432 pages. A clean, unmarked book, appears unused. Dust jacket undamaged, protected in a clear mylar sleeve. Scans available. Bookseller Inventory # 009554
Book Description William Heinemann Australia (Reed Books), Melbourne, 1994. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Contents are clean, tight and sound throughout. The boards are clean and unmarked. The lettering on the spine is clear and bright. Dust wrapper is not price clipped and shows only minor shelf-wear and a small repaired tear. A very good copy.432 pp.The unpacked weight of this book is approx. 786g. and is IN STOCK and READY TO MAIL NOW. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 2045
Book Description W. Heinemann Australia, Victoria , Australia, 1994. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Slight shelf wear, sunned on edges, & spotting on edges & end pages, o/w tight & clean. Bookseller Inventory # 002149
Book Description W. Heinemann Australia, 1994. Book Condition: Fair. Binding is slightly damaged and/or book has some loose pages. No missing pages. Bookseller Inventory # GRP89348889
Book Description W. Heinemann Australia, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Includes dust jacket. A few small marks to the page edges. A slight tan to the page edges. Slight shelfwear to the dust jacket. Previous owners name inside front page. Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. Bookseller Inventory # mon0007037573