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A Window in Copacabana

Inspector Espinosa Series

By Luiz Alfredo Garcia-Roza

A Window in Copacabana
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  • Hardcover: Jan 2005,
    243 pages.
    Paperback: Jan 2006,
    272 pages.

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'Tropical noir at its best'. Mystery

From the book jacket: Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro. Three policemen have been killed over the course of a few days. Immediately the police world is thrown into turmoil. Who would risk running around the city killing cops, even unpopular ones?  Espinosa, chief of the 12th Precinct, doesn't have much to go on..... and nothing is quite as it first appears as he finds himself in his old haunts of Leme and Copacabana, and in the all-too-familiar murky terrain of corruption, secret lives, greed, and fear. 

Comment: This is the fourth book in the Inspector Espinosa series set in the sultry streets of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  In the author's own words, 'Espinosa is an ordinary man. He is not a hero, he is not always fighting against dangerous criminals, he doesn't get all the beautiful blondes and ...

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