Magdalen Nabb





Magdalen Nabb

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born
in Lancashire, The United Kingdom
January 16, 1947

died
August 18, 2007

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MAGDALEN NABB was born in Lancashire in 1947 and trained as a potter. In 1975 she abandoned pottery, sold her home and her car, and came to Florence with her son, knowing nobody and speaking no Italian. She has lived there ever since, and pursues a dual career as crime writer and children's author.

She has written fourteen crime novels featuring Marshal Guarnaccia of the carabinieri, all set in Florence, which she describes as 'a very secret city. Walk down any residential street and you have no idea what is going on behind those blank walls. It's a problem the Marshal comes up against all the time.'

Magdalen Nabb also writes the immensely successful Josie Smith books, set in her native Lancashire, which form the basis of the Granada children...more


Average rating: 3.63 · 2,127 ratings · 305 reviews · 31 distinct works · Similar authors
Death of an Englishman (Mar...
3.5 of 5 stars 3.50 avg rating — 440 ratings — published 1981 — 15 editions
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Vita Nuova
3.69 of 5 stars 3.69 avg rating — 144 ratings — published 2008 — 14 editions
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Death of a Dutchman (Marsha...
3.61 of 5 stars 3.61 avg rating — 167 ratings — published 1981 — 13 editions
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The Marshal and the Madwoma...
3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 129 ratings — published 1988 — 10 editions
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Death in Springtime
3.62 of 5 stars 3.62 avg rating — 127 ratings — published 1983 — 12 editions
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Property of Blood
3.7 of 5 stars 3.70 avg rating — 118 ratings — published 1999 — 13 editions
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Some Bitter Taste
3.73 of 5 stars 3.73 avg rating — 109 ratings — published 2002 — 11 editions
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The Innocent
3.59 of 5 stars 3.59 avg rating — 116 ratings — published 2005 — 15 editions
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The Marshal and the Murdere...
3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 104 ratings — published 1983 — 9 editions
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The Enchanted Horse
4.07 of 5 stars 4.07 avg rating — 96 ratings — published 1992 — 11 editions
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Death of an Englishman Death of a Dutchman Death in Springtime Death in Autumn The Marshal and the Murderer The Marshal and the Madwoman The Marshal's Own Case
Marshal Guarnaccia Mystery (14 books)
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