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Mario Giordano

Biography

Mario Giordano

Mario Giordano, the son of Italian immigrants, was born in Munich. He is the author of 1,000 FEELINGS FOR WHICH THERE ARE NO NAMES; he has also written thrillers, books for children and screenplays. AUNTIE POLDI AND THE SICILIAN LIONS is his first novel translated into English. He lives in Berlin.

Mario Giordano

Books by Mario Giordano

written by Mario Giordano, translated by John Brownjohn - Fiction, Mystery, Women's Fiction

On her 60th birthday, Auntie Poldi retires to Sicily, intending to while away the rest of her days with good wine, a view of the sea and few visitors. But Sicily isn’t quite the tranquil island she thought it would be, and something always seems to get in the way of her relaxation. When her handsome young handyman goes missing --- and is discovered murdered --- she can’t help but ask questions. Soon there’s an investigation, a smoldering police inspector, a romantic entanglement, one false lead after another, a rooftop showdown, and finally, of course, Poldi herself, slightly tousled but still perfectly poised.