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Uniform Justice - A Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery

English · Paperback / Softback

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Informationen zum Autor Donna Leon , born in New Jersey in 1942, has worked as a travel guide in Rome and as a copywriter in London. She taught literature in universities in Iran, China, and Saudi Arabia. Commissario Brunetti made her books world-famous. Donna Leon lived in Italy for many years, and although she now lives in Switzerland, she often visits Venice. Klappentext Venetian detective Commissario Guido Brunetti is called to investigate the death of a young cadet. The boy has been found hanged, a presumed suicide, in Venice's elite military academy. Brunetti's sorrow for the boy, so close in age to his own son, is rivaled only by his contempt for a community that is more concerned with protecting the reputation of the school, and its privileged students, than understanding this tragedy. The young man is the son of a doctor and former politician, a man of an impeccable integrity all too rare in Italian politics. Dr. Moro is clearly and understandably devastated by his son's death; but while both he and his apparently estranged wife seem convinced that the boy's death could not have been suicide, neither appears eager to talk to the police or involve Brunetti in any investigation of the circumstances in which he died. As Brunetti pursues his inquiry, he is faced with a wall of silence. Is the military protecting its own? And what of the other witnesses? Is this the natural reluctance of Italians to involve themselves with the authorities, or is Brunetti facing a conspiracy far greater than this one death? Zusammenfassung Venetian detective Commissario Guido Brunetti is called to investigate the death of a young cadet. The boy has been found hanged! a presumed suicide! in Venice's elite military academy. Brunetti's sorrow for the boy! so close in age to his own son! is rivaled only by his contempt for a community that is more concerned with protecting the reputation of the school! and its privileged students! than understanding this tragedy. The young man is the son of a doctor and former politician! a man of an impeccable integrity all too rare in Italian politics. Dr. Moro is clearly and understandably devastated by his son's death; but while both he and his apparently estranged wife seem convinced that the boy's death could not have been suicide! neither appears eager to talk to the police or involve Brunetti in any investigation of the circumstances in which he died. As Brunetti pursues his inquiry! he is faced with a wall of silence. Is the military protecting its own? And what of the other witnesses? Is this the natural reluctance of Italians to involve themselves with the authorities! or is Brunetti facing a conspiracy far greater than this one death? ...

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Authors Donna Leon
Publisher Grove/Atlantic
 
Languages English
Product format Paperback / Softback
Released 07.05.2013
 
EAN 9780802120298
ISBN 978-0-8021-2029-8
Dimensions 139 mm x 208 mm x 19 mm
Series Commissario Brunetti
Commissario Guido Brunetti Mys
A Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery
The Commissario Guido Brunetti Mysteries
Subjects Fiction > Suspense > Crime fiction, thrillers, espionage

Venice, Italy, Seasonal interest: Summer, Thriller / suspense fiction, Crime & mystery fiction, EVENT / Summer Vacation Reading

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