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Death at La Fenice (Commissario Brunetti #1) REVIEW

Death at La Fenice by Donna Leon

Published in 1992

Genre: Mystery Thriller

Pages:  270

Source: Bought it

There is little violent crime in Venice, a serenely beautiful floating city of mystery and magic, history and decay.

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Friday Favourites: Earthly Remains #Donna Leon

“Granted leave from the Questura, Commissario Guido Brunetti decides to finally take a well-earned break and visit Sant’Erasmo, one of the largest islands in the Venetian laguna. 321 more words

Friday Favourites

Diamonds Never Lie to Me*

There’s something about jewels. In part, it’s their mystique, of course. But they are considered to have a lot of intrinsic value. What’s more, they’re often small, so they can be easily transported, traded, and so on. 907 more words

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Blutige Steine

“Er sehe keinen anderen Ausweg als den, sein Priesteramt niederzulegen, da andernfalls, wenn er es seiner Überzeugung gemäß weiterführe, ständige Konflikte mit den Vorgesetzten unvermeidlich seien. 47 more words


Looking Back At Brunetti

Earlier this year, Donna Leon published the umpteenth Comissario Brunetti story, set as always in the dreamy timelessness of Venice. These stories have appeared over the last twenty five years, and have their own timeless qualities that seems to match the city itself. 1,141 more words

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