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Death at La Fenice: A Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery

Death at La Fenice: A Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery

ISBN: 006074068X

Title: Death at La Fenice: A Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery

Author: Donna Leon

KDL Description:

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Set in Venice, this is the first of Leon’s novels with detective Guido Brunetti, who, while solving the mystery, introduces the reader to Venetian culture.

Amazon Description:

There is little violent crime in Venice, a serenely beautiful floating city of mystery and magic, history and decay. But the evil that does occasionally rear its head is the jurisdiction of Guido Brunetti, the suave, urbane vice-commissario of police and a genius at detection. Now all of his admirable abilities must come into play in the deadly affair of Maestro Helmut Wellauer, a world-renowned conductor who died painfully from cyanide poisoning during an intermission at La Fenice.But as the investigation unfolds, a chilling picture slowly begins to take shape—a detailed portrait of revenge painted with vivid strokes of hatred and shocking depravity. And the dilemma for Guido Brunetti will not be finding a murder suspect, but rather narrowing the choices down to one …