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 35 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 Commissario Brunetti takes a break on an island in the laguna. There he meets Davide Casati! the caretaker of the house he's staying in. Together! Brunetti and Casati spend their days rowing and visiting Casati's bees. But during a big storm Casati goes missing. Eventually! Brunetti and the local authorities find Casati's boat... and his body! drowned! tangled up in a rope. Brunetti begins to investigate and discovers an accident that happened over twenty years ago... Zusammenfassung During the interrogation of an entitled! arrogant man suspected of giving drugs to a young girl who then died! Commissario Guido Brunetti acts rashly! doing something he will quickly come to regret. Now! Brunetti feels compelled to investigate! to set aside his holiday and discover what happened to the man who had recently become his friend.