A Fine Line : Guido Guerrieri

  • by Gianrico Carofiglio
  • Narrated by Sean Barrett
  • Series: Guido Guerrieri
  • 7 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

This suspenseful legal thriller tells the story of Judge Larocca, who, to quote The Brothers Karamazov, 'lies to himself and listens to his own lies, so gets to the point where he can no longer distinguish the truth'. A man always looking to justify his evil and corrupt behaviour, he is perhaps an apposite metaphor for Italy itself. When he becomes the subject of corruption allegations, fellow judge Guerrieri goes against his better instincts and takes the case.
Eventually justice will be served, though perhaps not in the most orthodox of ways.


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Quiet yet gripping

Carofiglio writes deceptively quiet crime novels. There are no bullets. Most of the action is in observation, conversation & mental debate. Still, they grip and don't let go.

Even in translation, the prose is beautiful, read by the wonderful Sean Barrett.

The city of Bari comes alive in these stories. You don't need to read the full series to enjoy this one, but repeat readers are fed little tidbits they will enjoy. In this book Guido's team stay in the background more than usual but boxing, the sea, the all night bookshop, art, comics and music all have cameos.

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- Michelle

Back on top

Whilst I felt the previous book in the series had slipped a little, the latest instalment of this excellent courtroom series is definitely back in finer form and well worth a listen.
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- Linda

Book Details

  • Release Date: 08-09-2016
  • Publisher: Audible Studios