Tuesday, August 21, 2007

Magdalen Nabb RIP

Book2book report some very sad news:
William Heinemann and Diogenes Verlag AG report that Magdalen Nabb sadly died suddenly at the weekend. Her funeral was held on Monday in Florence.

Magdalen Nabb was born in Lancashire in 1947, and trained as a potter. She had lived in Florence since 1975 and pursued a dual career as crime writer and children's author. Her novels which featured Florentine investigator Marshal Guarnaccia include Death of an Englishman, Property of Blood, and most recently, Some Bitter Taste and The Innocent.

William Heinemann intend to publish her last novel, Vita Nuova, in 2008, with an Arrow paperback scheduled for 2009.

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