|The Devil´s Advocate
Monsignor Blaise Meredith is sent by the catholic church in
Rome to investigate the possible sanctification of a deserted English officer who was
killed in the last months of the second world war by the partisans.
This is MW:s debut and it is a very strong book that easily
could be read as a thriller. It made him famous and some critics compared him with Graham
|Daughter of Silence
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A young woman kills a man to avenge the death of her mother
sixteen years ago during the war, and her case provides a lawyer with a weapon in his
conflict with his wife and father-in-law.
|The shoes of the Fisherman
The Pope is dead and a controversial tortured man is elected
as the new . The book moves through worldpolitics, reactionary churchmen, diplomacy and
When Maxwell Gordon Amberly accepts the work as the
ambassador in Saigon he is warned by an old friend, a Japanese Buddhist munk : is he
prepared to put on the guilt of his new power?
This book has at least two basics : The bitter and bloody
crisis in South Vietnam and breakdown of western diplomacy in the far east. It is also a
novel about conciense, guilt and mercy.
|The Tower of Babel
A strong picture of the middle east conflicts with espionage
and war as a constant threat.
|Summer with the red wolf
A famous general is found dead in his home. Has he been
assasined? Colonel Dante Alighieri Matucci gets the mission to solve the case. Did the
general plan a fascist coup d'etat? One of West´s highlights. He paints an intriguing
drama with the 1980´s Italy as the background.
George Harlequin is a man who has everything. One day he
unexpectedly very ill and at the same time he becomes a victim of blackmail. This is a
realistic drama of today and it contains all ingriediences : computer fraud, hired killers
and brutal violence.
Unknown by me..
John Spada has made an enormous private fortune . But he is a
man with ideals and has also created a secret organization : Proteus, to assist the
victims of dictatorship, free political prisoners....
Everything seems perfect when one by one the disasters hit
|The Clowns of God
|The world is made of glass
A psychological novel about love, sexual obsession, murder,
guilt and the need of forgiveness.
A book about the son in law of an Australian politician which
has to take care of a lot of troubles after the politicians death. This book is not as
deep or thoughtful as Wests earlier creations but it is still very hard to leave it before
the last page.
This a thriller in the environment of the art world of Italy
and New York.
While the pope Leo XIV is preparing for a heart surgery there
is a lot of speculation around the Vatican. Both terrorists and love is eminent in this