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The life of books - When people share

A couple of weeks ago, I paid a visit to an old telephone booth in Berlin. Nice, you could say, but what is special about that? 320 more words


Earthly Remains by Donna Leon

I’m always surprised when the Naperville Public Library not only has something I want to read, but I’m not the 863d hold on one of three copies. 400 more words


Fatal Remedies - Donna Leon

Book blurb:  A sudden act of vandalism had just been committed in the chill Venetian dawn. But Commissario Guido Brunetti soon finds out that the perpetrator is no petty criminal. 494 more words

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Book Review: "Earthly Remains" by Donna Leon

Earthly Remains by Donna Leon

Yet another installment in Sonna Leon’s the long running and beloved Venetian stories.

Like the author and many of her readers, Commissario Brunetti is aging. 268 more words

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Review: Donna Leon - Earthly Remains

I was always slightly embarrassed when I admitted that I’d never read a Donna Leon book. There are more crime fiction authors than I have time to read but when the publisher William Heinemann offered me Leon’s latest book  330 more words


The Waters of Eternal Youth

The crime writer Donna Leon offers us her 25th novel of Comissario Brunetti’s series. In this occasion, the Venetian inspector is investigating, by request of a friend of Brunetti’s mother-in-law, the case of a teenage girl who was thrown into the canal fifteen years ago and suffered irreparable brain damage. 177 more words


Professionelle Diagnose

“Wieder zögerte Carlotti lange und musterte Brunetti prüfend, wie um zu ergründen, ob er bei seinem Gegenüber, der ja von Berufs wegen ebenso mt den Schwächen der menschlichen Natur konfrontiert war wie er, wohl auf Verständnis stoßen würde. 110 more words