Didn't like this one either. From lid: "Despite his best efforts to please everyone and keep out of trouble, the expert Italian Criminalpol manager Aurelio Zen has made more opponents than schoolmates over the years. Now it's payoff life span. After his last case, amid the gentle inclines and lush vineyards of Piedmont, Zen finally receives the order he has been dreading all his professional person: his next posting is to Sicily, heart of the Family's domination. The gruesome result of an unidentified, putresce mort sealed in a line wagon on a deserted lot of the haven demonstrates the inception of Zen's most difficult and dangerous case. And indeed, it soon turns out that he will need all his cunning and art to survive in a world where unwritten directions are enforced with ruthless violence, where one flop can prove fatal, and where the truth must be paid for in juice..."