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So It's #NationalReadABookDay

So I hear it’s #NationalReadABookDay and while that is basically an everyday occurrence at my house, at least there’s ONE day that’s devoted to it in a hashtag.   39 more words


Donna Leon - Commissario Brunetti series

I was in a library and I was looking for some books to read. I went to the criminal section and found these ones. Donna Leon is the author of the international best-selling Commissario Guido Brunetti serries. 336 more words


But You Were Just Too Clever By Half*

If you read enough crime fiction, you learn a few lessons. One of them is that there is danger in being very clever and observant. Characters who notice things and put the proverbial two and two together tend to come upon truths that aren’t safe for them to know. 1,055 more words

Agatha Christie

Author: Donna Leon

Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Press

Pages: 256

Genre: Mystery, crime, fiction


The Waters of Eternal Youth is the 25th book from the Comissario Brunetti series. 417 more words

Book Reviews: Two More from Donna Leon

Beastly Things (2012) by Donna Leon

A Question of Belief (2010) by Donna Leon

From prolific author Donna Leon, two earlier novels set in Comissario Brunetti’s Venice. 248 more words

Book Review

City as Character: La Serenissima

There are books and movies in which the place – the setting of the events – is as much a character in the plot as the main players. 860 more words