The seventh crime novel featuring Commissario Guido Brunetti and set in Venice. The new owner of a farmhouse in a small village at the foot of the Dolomites disturbs a macabre grave, and sets in train a murder investigation. A vital piece of evidence leads to the heart of aristocratic Venice.
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"In her detective novels with Commissario Brunetti, Donna Leon can paralyse the reader with a joyful suspense, lost in the environs of Venice and hopelessly in love with her central character and his wife" Mail on Sunday "The marvel of this book is that almost every detail on every page forms part of a succession of clues, planted with exquisite precision, to unravelling the mystery" Sunday Times "Goes a long way to confirming Donna Leon's claim to have taken literary possession of Venice ... A Noble Radiance gives the reader a delightful foretaste of the summer holidays to come, but it also offers much more than that" Independent on SundayAbout the Author:
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.
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Book Description Penguin Books, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0143115928
Book Description Penguin Books, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Reprint. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0143115928
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Book Description Penguin Books, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110143115928
Book Description Penguin Books, 2009. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: When workmen accidentally unearth a macabre grave, a ring found nearby proves to be a first clue that reopens an infamous case of kidnapping involving one of Venice's most aristocratic families. Only Commissario Brunetti can unravel the clues. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0143115928