By Wu Ming, Luther Blissett

1954, the peak of the chilly struggle. In Hollywood memebers of Her Majesty's mystery provider have a perilous challenge for the dependent Cary supply. And in Bologna, Pierre Capponi, a lovelorn younger barman, is ready to embark on a painful odyssey looking for his lacking father.

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