Aurelio Zen Series

11 primary works • 12 total works
The first of the stories, Ratking, won the 'Gold Dagger' award of 1988. This series of detective novels provide a penetrating insight into the less visible aspects of Italian society over the last twenty years. The earlier books have a lightness of touch that gradually becomes much darker. The character of Zen himself is anti-heroic, which adds much to th…

Book 1

Ratking
3.71
· 3429 Ratings · 281 Reviews · published 1988 · 34 editions
In this masterpiece of psychological suspense, It…
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Book 2

Vendetta
3.83
· 2005 Ratings · 138 Reviews · published 1990 · 30 editions
In Italian police inspector Aurelio Zen, Michael…
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Book 3

Cabal
3.72
· 1541 Ratings · 128 Reviews · published 1992 · 29 editions
Inspector Aurelio Zen is back and facing the bigg…
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Book 4

Dead Lagoon
3.89
· 1819 Ratings · 154 Reviews · published 1994 · 33 editions
Among the emerging generation of crime writers, n…
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Book 5

Così Fan Tutti
3.67
· 1247 Ratings · 127 Reviews · published 1996 · 27 editions
An Aurelio Zen Novel

Michael Dibdin's overburd…
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Book 6

A Long Finish
3.78
· 990 Ratings · 81 Reviews · published 1998 · 32 editions
After his adventures in Cosi Fan Tutti, Aurelio Z…
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Book 7

Blood Rain
3.74
· 982 Ratings · 81 Reviews · published 1999 · 31 editions
The discovery of an unidentified, decomposed corp…
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Book 8

And Then You Die
3.74
· 862 Ratings · 73 Reviews · published 2002 · 21 editions
Aurelio Zen was dead to the world. Under the next…
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Book 9

Medusa
3.81
· 862 Ratings · 83 Reviews · published 2003 · 23 editions
348 393 9028: MEDUSA. After the heated pool, the…
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Book 10

Back to Bologna
3.60
· 743 Ratings · 76 Reviews · published 2003 · 23 editions
In the latest installment in his critically accla…
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Book 11

End Games
3.81
· 685 Ratings · 86 Reviews · published 2007 · 19 editions
When an advance scout for an American film compan…
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Book 1-3

Zen Omnibus: "Ratking", "Vendetta", "Cabal"
3.94
· 49 Ratings · 3 Reviews · published 1998 · 2 editions
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