Against the backdrop of Italy's political upheaval, Fascism and chaos spanning the tumultuous ten-year period between 1938 and 1948, Detective De Luca does the one thing he knows best: be a cop. He investigates and solves crimes in the war-torn city of Bologna and along the Adriatic coast with little or no regard for those in power, whoever they happen to be. His solitary and uncompromising character, his magnetic effect on women, and the fact that he's simply too skilled and honest a policeman to do anything but uncover the truth, all conspire to land him in trouble from time to time with whatever side happens to be in authority at the moment. Based on the bestselling crime novels by Carlo Lucarelli, the creator of Inspector Coliandro, Detective De Luca is a portrait of an iconoclastic investigator who relentlessly solves his cases, even though the reality he uncovers is often distu...

Inspector de Luca - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2013-02-14

Inspector de Luca - Carlo Lucarelli - Netflix

Carlo Lucarelli (born 26 October 1960) is an Italian crime-writer, TV presenter, and magazine editor. He was shortlisted for the Gold Dagger in 2003 for the novel Almost Blue.

Inspector de Luca - Early life - Netflix

Lucarelli was born at Parma, the son of a physician. He was interested in literature and theatre when he was young, and studied Literature and History. Already in his years of study, during his research for his thesis subject he got in touch with the material for his first two books, which take place during the time of fascism and the years immediately after the war.

Inspector de Luca - References - Netflix