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Auntie Poldi and the Sicilian lions

Auntie Poldi and the Sicilian lions

Giordano, Mario, 1963-; Brownjohn, John

On her 60th birthday, Isolde Oberreiter - or Aunt Poldi as she prefers to be called - decides that she has had enough. Thoroughly sick of life, Poldi moves from Bavaria to Sicily in order to drink herself to death with a sea view. Aided by her nephew, an aspiring author who is also the novel's narrator, she drives to Sicily and finds the home of her dreams, conveniently located by a hypermarket with a plentiful supply of alcohol. But before hard liquor and depression get the better of her, fate intervenes with a mission

Large print, Book. English. Large type books. Fiction in Translation. Detective and mystery stories. Crime.
Published Oxford: ISIS, 2019
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    Barcode Shelfmark Loan type Status
    30131045370068 Crime CRIME FICTION Large print adult fiction Due back 13th June


Statement of responsibility: Mario Giordano ; translated by John Brownjohn
ISBN: 1785414941, 9781785414947
Note: Translated from the German.
Note: Standard print edition of this translation originally published: London: Bitter Lemon Press, 2016.
Physical Description: 354 pages (large print) ; 24 cm
Subject: Sicily (Italy) Fiction.
Uniform Title: Tante Poldi und die Sizilianischen. English
Award: The Times Crime Book of the Month