Early one morning Guido Brunetti, Commissario of the Venice Police, confronts a grisly sight when the body of a young man is fished out of a fetid Venetian canal. All the clues point to a violent mugging, but for Brunetti, robbery seems altogether too convenient a motive. Then something very incriminating is discovered in the dead man's flat - something which points to the existence of a high-level cabal - and Brunetti becomes convinced that somebody, somewhere, is taking great pains to provide a ready-made solution to the crime ...
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"Brunetti ... long ago joined the ranks of the classic fictional detectives" ( Evening Standard)
"What makes Leon's work especially unnerving is the sense that corruption is a continuing process ... The characters of Brunetti and his family continue to deepen throughout the series" ( The Times)
The second Brunetti novel from award-winning crime writer Donna Leon. There is another mystery for Brunetti to unravel when a body is found in the Venetian canals and a robbery is not quite what it seems.
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Book Description Harpercollins, 1993. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0060170085
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Book Description Harpercollins, 1993. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Venice policeman Guido Brunetti investigates the murder of an American soldier, and comes up against the Mafia, the Government, the US Army and toxic waste. Donna Leon is the author of Death at La Fenice, which won Japan's Suntory Award for Best Mystery in 1991. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0060170085
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