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By Michael Dibdin

While, one darkish evening in November, Prince Ludovico Ruspanti fell one hundred fifty toes to his dying within the chapel at St. Peter's, Rome, there have been a couple of inquiries to be responded. Inspector Aurelio Zen unearths that obtaining the solutions isn't effortless, as witness after witness is mysteriously silenced - via violent dying. To crack the key of the Vatican, Zen needs to penetrate the main mystery position of all: the Cabal.

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Horton asked sharply. He didn’t want the man who had taken his job in the major crime team plodding all over the place. Since appointing Dennings, Uckfield had realized his mistake and had been trying to ease him out, but unfortunately Dennings was sticking to Uckfield like treacle to a spoon, much to Uckfield’s chagrin. ’ ‘Can’t be with stress,’ Horton quipped. ’ ‘Flu,’ Uckfield replied curtly. ’ ‘Still trying. ’ Not yet there isn’t, thought Horton, if Dennings refuses to go. ‘I’m on holiday,’ he said, hoping Uckfield would ignore that.

Posed Horton. Gaye looked up, more alert than previously. ’ Horton asked, curious, hearing a note of recognition in her voice. ’ She gave a tired smile and half a shrug. ’ asked Cantelli. Gaye smiled wearily. ‘Neuropsychiatry is the study of mental disorders attributable to the nervous system. Sutton is a clever man and a very entertaining speaker, egocentric like a lot of consultants, but brilliant. He must be retired by now. I heard him talk years ago, at a seminar, when I was studying personality, profiling and criminology.

Horton heaved a silent sigh of relief as Uckfield continued. ‘Start asking questions, sniffing around, stirring things up. ’ Uckfield was right. It could be dangerous, but it could also be a short cut to finding their killer. Uckfield went on. ’ ‘No. ’ Too late Horton realized what he had said. It had slipped out before he could stop himself. He ran a hand over his face, suddenly exhausted. The adrenaline rush of facing danger had subsided, leaving him feeling that every bone in his body was about to crumble into osteoarthritis, and every muscle was aching beyond even the most arduous of workouts he could possibly imagine.

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