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2009-12-02 06:45:00

ALESSANDRIA, Italy, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- On a rainy night in the heart of an Italian city, a dead man sits haphazardly on a merry-go-round. "The Serpent's Tracks" (published by iUniverse) by Maurizio Salva will delight readers as they follow a trail of murder and mayhem in this mystery.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.