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Marco Malvaldi

Marco Malvaldi

 Marco Malvaldi

Marco Malvaldi is an Italian chemist and novelist, he is a crime writer. He began his writing career in 2007 with his first mystery story La briscola in cinque (Briscola for Five), published by the Italian Sellerio Editore and featuring Massimo, the barista and owner of the cleverly named BarLume ("Bar Light", also a wordplay for "flicker, glimmer of light") who is forced into the role of investigator in the fictional seaside resort town of Pineta, along the Tuscan coast. He followed up by other episodes in the series: Il gioco delle tre carte (The Game of the Three Cards) (2008), Il re dei giochi (The King of Games) (2010), La carta pił alta (The Highest Card) (2012). Another novel of his, Odore di chiuso (The Scent of Must) (Sellerio, October 2011), a historical mystery with the renowned Romagna gastronomist Pellegrino Artusi as the amateur detective in 19th century Italy, was awarded the Isola d.Elba Award and the Castiglioncello Prize. In October 2011, Malvaldi also published a guidebook about his own hometown Pisa, with the title Scacco alla Torre (Checkmate to the Tower) (Felici Editore): one of the book's first stories is Finalmente soli (Finally Alone), narrating of a nocturnal walk, inspired by an image taken by professional photographer Nicola Ughi, Malvaldi's official portraitist and fellow citizen; the book was presented at the Pisa Book Festival.

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040006 La briscola in cinque Letto da Alessandro Benvenuti £11.75

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120802 Odore di chiuso letto da Alessandro Benvenuti Edizione limitata 2014 £11.75

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055859 Game for Five £9.99
050057 Three-card Monte £9.99

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036242 Le due teste del tiranno.Metodi matematici per la libertà £22.50
152117 Per ridere aggiungere acqua £22.50

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037907 Scacco alla torre £13.95

Italian : Popular Fiction

035724 Vento in scatola £16.75

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030333 A bocce ferme £16.75
033461 Argento Vivo £16.75
038020 Buchi nella sabbia £16.95
034986 Carnevale in giallo £15.50
032296 Il borghese pellegrino £16.95
044081 Il gioco delle tre carte £14.50
041757 Il re dei giochi £15.50
033086 Il telefono senza fili £15.50
038742 La battaglia navale £15.95
041963 La briscola in cinque £13.95
047075 La carta piu' alta £15.75
035783 La crisi in giallo £16.75
364177 La misura dell'uomo £9.60
031167 La misura dell'uomo £21.95
048370 Milioni di milioni £15.75
030133 Negli occhi di chi guarda £16.75
045526 Odore di chiuso £15.95
112112 Regalo di Natale £16.75
039656 Sei casi al BarLume £16.75

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