By Giorgio Scerbanenco
Within the bleak Milan suburb of Metanopoli, within the past due Sixties, a lifeless lady is located alongside the facet of the line. Duca Lamberti is a doctor who has simply been published from felony, the place he has spent 3 years for having practised euthanasia. he's approached by means of the wealthy industrialist Auseri who asks Duca to treatment his son Davide of his consuming behavior. After an tried suicide, Davide explains to Duca how he had met Alberta, the younger lady who used to be came across lifeless a number of days past, loss of life for which he feels in charge. Duca is pressured to determine the reality, and with the aid of Alberta's good friend Livia Ussaro, he and Davide help the police in uncovering a posh circle of crime, the place Duca should locate his personal justice.
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