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Issue Details: First known date: 1973... 1973 Reader's Digest Condensed Books, volume 5, 1973
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  • Contains All creatures great and small / James Herriot -- Salamander / Morris West -- A thousand summers / Garson Kanin -- Shipwreck : the strange fate of the Morro Castle / Gordon Thomas and Max Morgan Witts.


* Contents derived from the Pleasantville, New York (State),
United States of America (USA),
Reader's Digest Association , 1973 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Salamander, Morris West , single work novel

'An Italian general is found dead in his apartment Next to his body is a small card inscribed with a salamander in a bed of flames. Is it suicide or murder?

Dante Matucci, a captain in the Italian secret service, begins an investigation that leads him into a maze of political violence and intrigue. He meets the general's former mistress, Lili Anders, and embarks on a dangerous affair with the beautiful one-time spy. Soon he is drawn into the net of the great Salamander himself, millionaire industrialist Bruno Manzini, who is pitting his wits against the elaborate machinery threatening Italy's government.

'In a game of high stakes, how much is Matucci prepared to pay to survive?'

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

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