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The Jewels of Paradise

English · Paperback

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From the bestselling author of the Brunetti crime series comes The Jewels of Paradise, a gripping tale of intrigue, music, history and greed and Donna Leon's first stand-alone novel.Caterina Pellegrini is a young Venetian musicologist hired to find the rightful heir to an alleged treasure concealed by a once-famous, but now almost forgotten, baroque composer. Sworn to secrecy, Caterina can solve the mystery only by searching through the papers contained in two chests that have not been opened for centuries. As she delves into all quarters of his life, she is drawn into one of the most scandalous affairs of the baroque era. What dark secrets do these chests hold, and just whom can she trust?

Product details

Authors Donna Leon
Publisher Arrow
 
Languages English
Product format Paperback
Released 03.10.2013
 
EAN 9780099580270
ISBN 978-0-09-958027-0
No. of pages 336
Dimensions 129 mm x 198 mm x 21 mm
Series Arrow Books
Subjects Fiction > Suspense > Crime fiction, thrillers, espionage

FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Women Sleuths, FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Amateur Sleuth, Crime & mystery, Venice, Italy, baroque, Crime and mystery fiction

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