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Venetian bird

Victor Canning

Venetian bird

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Published by Heinemann in London .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Fiction in English.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published, London , Hodder and Stoughton, 1951.

    Statement(by) Victor Canning.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination254p. ;
    Number of Pages254
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17318832M
    ISBN 100434107786
    OCLC/WorldCa16294487


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Venetian Bird book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Edward Mercer went to Venice on a simple job—to locate a man called Gi /5. Venetian Bird Paperback – Large Print, September 1, by Victor Canning (Author)2/5(1). Venetian Bird: | | | Venetian Bird | | | | ||| World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most definitive.

The Book The novel has no formal dedication. Edward Mercer, a private investigator, is in Venice to trace Gian Uccello Venetian bird book is in line for a reward given by a wealthy American industrialist for help given to his pilot son in the war.

Mercer places an advertisement, gets an answer from a Carlo Boldesca, and makes an appointment to meet him. Venetian Bird (9) 1h 30min 13+ Traveling to Venice on behalf of a French insurance company in order to locate an ex-partisan, a British private detective gets mixed-up in a political assassination conspiracy.

Stars Oscar-nominated Richard Todd. A small and lovely book, combining Venetian bird book love and knowledge of all things Venetian with observations of the birds and other creatures, at large and Author: Guardian Staff. Venetian Bird (released in the US as The Assassin) is a taut private eye/spy thriller with just a dash of film noir to add a little extra flavour.

This British production is typical of the superb thrillers made in quantity by the British film industry in that period. s mystery thriller adapted by Victor Canning from his novel about a detective who gets caught up in a murder plot. Private detective Edward Mercer (Richard Todd) travels to Venice on a mission to find an Italian veteran who is due to be rewarded for his efforts in the Second World War/5(15).

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A biographer researching a book on a pilot who died during the test flight of a new plane falls in love with the pilot's sister. As he uncovers more about the test flight, people connected with the case begin to die/10(). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Canning, Victor.

Venetian bird. London, Hodder and Stoughton [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Fiction. The colourful Venetian background is brilliantly drawn and the story unfolds with the speed, realism, excitement and suspense which one expects from Victor Canning, a master story-teller.

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I haven't read his novel Venetian Bird, but thanks to Talking Pictures TV, I've watched the film version (given the alternative but rather humdrum title of The.

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