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Drawing Conclusions - Brunetti: Volume 16

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Informationen zum Autor Donna Leon was named by The Times as one of the 50 Greatest Crime Writers. She is an award-winning crime novelist, celebrated for the bestselling Brunetti series. Donna has lived in Venice for thirty years and previously lived in Switzerland, Saudi Arabia, Iran and China, where she worked as a teacher. Donna's books have been translated into thirty-five languages and have been published around the world. Her previous novels featuring Commissario Brunetti have all been highly acclaimed; including Friends in High Places , which won the CWA Macallan Silver Dagger for Fiction, Fatal Remedies, Doctored Evidence, A Sea of Troubles and Beastly Things . Klappentext Paperback edition of the latest novel in Leon's series featuring Commissario Brunetti, set in Venice. The hardback reached number 5 in the "Sunday Times" bestseller list. When an elderly woman is found dead, the case is initially dismissed as death from natural causes, but Brunetti is suspicious that there's more to it. 'With characteristic skill, Leon draws together multiple threads and a well-rounded cast...' "Times Literary Supplement" Zusammenfassung [Leon's] portrait of Venice and modern Italy is, as always, captivating...The lively conversations between...characters, displaying Leon's sly humour, are a delight. Evening Standard A Kirkus Reviews Best Mystery 2011 A Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association Bestseller __________________________________ A young woman returns from holiday to find her elderly neighbour dead on the floor. A heart attack seems the likely cause, but Commissario Brunetti is not so sure and decides to take a closer look. Soon he discovers that she was part of an organization that cares for abused women and that her apartment was a safe-house. Convinced that this is the lead he has been looking for, Brunetti begins his search for answers. But as he sets out to discover the truth behind her death, he is drawn into a decades-old story of lies and deceit that has blighted love and ruined lives - and has claimed this innocent woman as its newest victim. Brunetti's investigation takes him deep into the dark heart of his beloved Venice. ...

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Authors Donna Leon
Publisher Arrow
Languages English
Product format Paperback
Released 01.03.2012
EAN 9780099559764
ISBN 978-0-09-955976-4
No. of pages 320
Dimensions 132 mm x 200 mm x 21 mm
Series Brunetti
Commissario Brunetti
Subjects Fiction > Suspense > Crime fiction, thrillers, espionage

FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Police Procedural, Venice, Thriller / suspense fiction, Thriller / suspense

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