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Issue Details: First known date: 1957... 1957 The Big Story
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'Richard Ashley is a journalist who cares about the truth, and he's about to break the greatest story of his career.

'Italy's ruling clique is rotten to the core. A scandal centred around Vittorio, Duke of Orgagna, points to a web of corruption and deceit emanating from his estate in the south.

'But Ashley finds that the truth is not all it seems when he falls in love with Orgagna's wife. Everything is more complicated, more passionate, than before—and tainted by death. Suddenly Ashley's greatest story threatens to be his last.'

Source: Publisher's blurb (Allen & Unwin, 2017).

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • London,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      Melbourne, Victoria,: Heinemann ,
      1957 .
      Extent: 227p.
      Reprinted: 1966 , 1972
    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
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      William Morrow ,
      1957 .
      Alternative title: The Crooked Road: a novel
      Extent: 224p.
    • London,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Pan ,
      1959 .
      Extent: 159p.
      Note/s:
      • Reprinted six times by 1973.
    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
      :
      Dell ,
      1962 .
      Alternative title: The Crooked Road
      Extent: 254p.
    • Leicester, Leicestershire,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      F. A. Thorpe ,
      1970 .
      Extent: 289p.
      Note/s:
      • Ulverscroft large print series.
    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
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      Pocket Books ,
      1975 .
      Alternative title: The Crooked Road
      Extent: 192p.
      ISBN: 0671819062
    • London,
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      England,
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      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Fontana ,
      1976 .
      Extent: 156p.
      ISBN: 0006143156
    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
      :
      Toronto, Ontario,
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      Canada,
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      Americas,
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      Bantam Books ,
      1983 .
      Alternative title: The Crooked Road
      Extent: 191p.
      ISBN: 0553234838
    • Sevenoaks, Kent,
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      England,
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      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Coronet ,
      1987 .
      Extent: 160p.
      ISBN: 0340407182
    • London,
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      England,
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      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Mandarin ,
      1994 .
      Extent: 226p.
      ISBN: 0749317728
    • Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2017 .
      image of person or book cover 2446798679375592103.jpg
      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Extent: 240p.p.
      Note/s:
      • Published September 2017.

      ISBN: 9781760297541, 9781760638405
Alternative title: Geen Bloemen voor Richard Ashley
Language: Dutch

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  • Also braille and sound recording.

Works about this Work

The Shadow of Truth John J. Kirvan , 1960 single work criticism
— Appears in: Commonweal , vol. 72 no. 1960; (p. 421-424)
The Shadow of Truth John J. Kirvan , 1960 single work criticism
— Appears in: Commonweal , vol. 72 no. 1960; (p. 421-424)
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