On March 16 1978, Also Moro, former Italian Prime Minister, was ambushed in Rome.
Within three minutes the gang killed all five members of his escort and bundled Moro inot one of three getaway cars.
An hour later the Red Brigades announced that Moro was in their hands; on March 18 they said he would be tried in a "people's court of justice".
Seven weeks later Moro's body was discovered in the boot of a Renault parked in the crowded centre of Rome.
In this book, Leonardo Sciasica, a master of detective fiction, untangles the real-life events of these crucial weeks and provides a unique insight into the dangerous world of Italian politics in the 1970s
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 176 pages
- Publisher: Granta Books
- Publication Date: 18/06/2002
- Category: True crime
- ISBN: 9781862075221