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In Ostia, a depressed coastal settlement 20 miles from the powerful and corrupt city of Rome, a mighty local crime family, the Mafia, corrupt politicians, and new rabid criminal elements battle each other for a billion-dollar payoff.
During the final days of Silvio Berlusconi's reign, a massive development proposal that will turn Ostia into a gambling paradise, a Las Vegas on the Mediterranean, is winding its way through the Italian legislature thanks to the sponsorship of politicians in the pay of crime syndicates with vested interests. In short, it's business as usual in the Italian capital. But a vicious gang of local thugs loyal to nobody but themselves is insisting on a bigger cut than agreed upon. They argue their case quite convincingly, but the Mafia and their political puppets aren't likely to back down without a fight.
De Cataldo and Bonini have created a compelling, provocative portrait of contemporary Rome - a city prey to pitiless criminal factions and political opportunism. A fast-paced and atmospheric work of crime fiction, Suburra rivals the best novels by writers such as Denis Lehane, Richard Price, and George Pelecanos and successful series like The Wire and The Night Of.
©2017 Carlo Bonini (P)2017 Random House Audio
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5 out of 5 stars
By Dominick S. Scaletta on 05-13-18

Amazing book!

This is an excellent book. The author weaves an intricate tapestry of crime, politics, culture, history and morality in this story of a construction project in Rome.

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By CHIGOZIE on 05-27-18

Simply Excellent

Great story and narrated very well. I’ve listened to it a few times and enjoyed it every time.

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