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The Monster of Florence

The Monster of Florence

(2008)
A non fiction book by

 
In the nonfiction tradition of John Berendt ("Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil") and Erik Larson ("The Devil in the White City"), New York Times bestselling author Douglas Preston presents a gripping account of crime and punishment in the lush hills surrounding Florence, Italy.

In 2000, Douglas Preston fulfilled a dream to move his family to Italy. Then he discovered that the olive grove in front of their 14th century farmhouse had been the scene of the most infamous double-murders in Italian history, committed by a serial killer known as the Monster of Florence. Preston, intrigued, meets Italian investigative journalist Mario Spezi to learn more. This is the true story of their search for--and identification of--the man they believe committed the crimes, and their chilling interview with him. And then, in a strange twist of fate, Preston and Spezi themselves become targets of the police investigation. Preston has his phone tapped, is interrogated, and told to leave the country. Spezi fares worse: he is thrown into Italy's grim Capanne prison, accused of being the Monster of Florence himself. Like one of Preston's thrillers, The Monster Of Florence, tells a remarkable and harrowing story involving murder, mutilation, and suicide-and at the center of it, Preston and Spezi, caught in a bizarre prosecutorial vendetta.

 
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Hardback Editions

January 2009 : UK Hardback
Title: The Monster of Florence
Author(s): Douglas Preston, Mario Spezi
ISBN: 1905264674 / 9781905264674 (UK edition)
Publisher: Virgin Books
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June 2008 : USA Hardback
Title: The Monster of Florence
Author(s): Douglas Preston
ISBN: 0446581194 / 9780446581196 (USA edition)
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   Amazon UK   

June 2008 : USA Hardback
Title: The Monster of Florence
Author(s): Douglas J. Preston, Mario Spezi
ISBN: 044650534X / 9780446505345 (USA edition)
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   Amazon UK   

Paperback Editions

April 2013 : USA Paperback
Title: The Monster of Florence
Author(s): Douglas Preston, Mario Spezi
ISBN: 1455573825 / 9781455573820 (USA edition)
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   Amazon UK   

June 2009 : USA Paperback
Title: The Monster of Florence
Author(s): Douglas Preston
ISBN: 0446581275 / 9780446581271 (USA edition)
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   Amazon UK   

June 2009 : UK Paperback
Title: The Monster of Florence
Author(s): Douglas Preston, Mario Spezi
ISBN: 0753517043 / 9780753517048 (UK edition)
Publisher: Virgin Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   Amazon UK   

February 2009 : UK Paperback
Title: The Monster of Florence
Author(s): Douglas Preston
ISBN: 0753519542 / 9780753519547 (UK edition)
Publisher: Virgin Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   

February 2009 : USA Mass Market Paperback
Title: The Monster of Florence
Author(s): Douglas Preston, Mario Spezi
ISBN: 0446551694 / 9780446551694 (USA edition)
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Availability: Amazon UK   

January 2008 : UK Paperback
Title: The Monster of Florence
Author(s): Douglas Preston and Mario Spezi
ISBN: 0753517035 / 9780753517031 (UK edition)
Publisher: Grand Central Pub
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   Amazon UK   

2008 : USA Paperback
Title: The Monster of Florence
Author(s): Douglas Preston
ISBN: 160751494X / 9781607514947 (USA edition)
Publisher: Hachette Book Group USA
Availability: Amazon   

Audio Editions

June 2009 : USA Audio CD
Title: The Monster of Florence
Author(s): Douglas J. Preston, Mario Spezi
ISBN: 1600246648 / 9781600246647 (USA edition)
Publisher: Hachette Audio
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June 2009 : Audio CD
Title: The Monster of Florence
Author(s): Douglas Preston

Publisher: Hachette Audio
Availability: Amazon   

June 2008 : UK Audible edition
Title: The Monster of Florence (Unabridged)
Author(s): Douglas Preston, Mario Spezi

Publisher: Hachette Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   

June 2008 : USA Audio CD
Title: The Monster of Florence
Author(s): Douglas Preston
ISBN: 160024209X / 9781600242090 (USA edition)
Publisher: Hachette Audio
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June 2008 : Audio CD
Title: The Monster of Florence
Author(s): Douglas Preston

Publisher: Hachette Audio
Availability: Amazon   

2000 : USA Audio CD
Title: The Monster of Florence
Author(s): Dennis Boutsikaris (Narrator) Douglas Preston and Mario Spezi (Author)
ISBN: 1415955247 / 9781415955246 (USA edition)
Publisher: Books On Tape
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2008 : USA Audio Cassette
Title: The Monster of Florence
Author(s): Douglas Preston and Mario Spezi
ISBN: 1415958076 / 9781415958070 (USA edition)
Publisher: Books On Tape
Availability: Amazon   

Kindle Editions

March 2010 : UK Kindle edition
Title: The Monster of Florence
Author(s): Douglas Preston, Mario Spezi

Publisher: Virgin Digital
Availability: Amazon UK   

June 2008 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: The Monster of Florence
Author(s): Douglas Preston

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
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