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Betrayal by Giorgio Scerbanenco
A lawyer who has spent time in prison with Duca Lamberti is found drowned in one of the Navigli, the Milanese canals. Duca is contacted by a friend of the dead lawyer to perform surgery on a woman who after the operation confesses that although she is due to marry a wealthy butcher, is really in love with another man, the friend of the lawyer.
Shortly afterwards, she is killed together with her lover. Duca discovers that the two events are linked and starts to unravel an arms and drugs trafficking business, centred in an understated trattoria, of which the two were part.
The long awaited second title in this classic series featuring Duca Lamberti.
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