Quando muoiono le balene

Series: Napoleone

N°: 22

Frequency: Bimonthly

Quando muoiono le balene

Release: 15/03/2001

Text and artwork: Paolo Bacilieri
Cover Illustration: Carlo Ambrosini

Tarao has quit New Zealand, leaving behind him a life in pieces and a shoal of whales who struggle onto the beaches and let themselves die. He must deal with a demon inside him, alcoholism, and contend with a capricious sea deity, Tangaroa, whose statue has ended up in the storefront of an antiquarian in Geneva, a man who happens to be a friend of Napoleone’s. In order to recover the precious sculpture the Maori travels to cold Geneva, where he makes friends with the entomologist detective . Together they confront the beautiful and damned couple, Camille and Valdo, as well as the sinister Van Cleef, in an adventure shrouded in a fog of a thousand mysteries, where everything and everybody constantly seem to be on the point of disappearing, including Lucrezia, Caliendo and Scintillone...