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The Death Of Men

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It is 1978. Corrado Dusa is head of Italy's Christian Democrat Party and the country's Senior Minister. He is also considered to be the key figure in resolving the crisis of dissent and violence that permeates political life. But Dusa has been kidnapped and now his son, Bernardo, a member of a militant extremist group, has disappeared. The press is aghast while the family ...more
Hardcover, 248 pages
Published by Bodley Head (first published 1981)
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The Death of Men is a fictionalised account of the kidnapping and murder of the Italian politician Alberto Moro in the late 1970s.

The great strength of the novel is, as with all of Massie's works, the superb use of almost poetic language. He creates the faces of people and descriptions of places like few other contemporary novelists.

This is an early work of Massie and suffers a little from a plethora of characters. There are too many of them. The politics too are difficult to follow although t
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Allan Massie (born 1938) is a well-known Scottish journalist, sports writer and novelist. Massie is one of Scotland's most prolific and well-known journalists, writing regular columns for The Scotsman, The Sunday Times (Scotland) and the Scottish Daily Mail. He is also the author of nearly 30 books, including 20 novels. He is notable for writing about the distant past.
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