Murder in the Central Committee, Paperback Book

Murder in the Central Committee Paperback

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The lights go out during a meeting of the Central Committee of the Spanish Communist Party - Fernando Garrido, the general secretary, has been murdered. Pepe Carvalho, who has worked for both the Party and the CIA, is well suited to track down Garrido's murderer.

Unfortunately, the job requires a trip to Madrid - an inhospitable city where food and sex is heavier than in Pepe's beloved Barcelona.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 224 pages
  • Publisher: Profile Books Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Crime & mystery
  • ISBN: 9781852427313



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I read this in German, so the coverart I chose is not correct, but the German edition seems to be out of print.The classic story of a murder in a closed and empty room, with an alteration – a murder committed in a closed, peopled and totally dark room. So who of the people present did it? The story line was not bad, but he tended to ramble on a bit about a variety of subjects that did not actually drive the story forward. Which is not necessarily a bad thing, but can get boring eventually. I skipped a lot of paragraphs, because they just did not interest me and I wanted to get on with the story. Definitely nothing for people, that do not have an affinity for Spanish/South American writing.

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