The Light in the Ruins (Vintage Contemporaries)

The Light in the Ruins (Vintage Contemporaries)

Chris Bohjalian


1943: Tucked away within the idyllic hills of Tuscany, the Rosatis, an Italian relations of noble lineage, think that the partitions in their old villa will maintain them secure from the battle raging throughout Europe. but if soldiers—a German and an Italian—arrive at their doorstep asking to determine an historical Etruscan burial website, the Rosatis’ bucolic tranquility is shattered.
 
1955: Serafina Bettini, an investigator with the Florence Police division, has effectively hidden her tragic scars from WWII, at the least until eventually she’s assigned to a ugly new case—a serial killer who's concentrating on the remainder participants of the Rosati kin one after the other. quickly, she is going to locate herself digging into previous secrets and techniques that might display a wide ranging tale of ethical paradox, human frailty, and the mysterious methods of the center.

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