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By Donna Leon

ISBN-10: 0330344161

ISBN-13: 9780330344166

Whilst a lorry crashes on one of many treacherous hair-pin bends within the Italian Dolomites even Commissario Guido Brunetti of the Venice Questura is appalled while he learns of its poor shipment. this can be Donna Leon's fourth novel to add Guido Brunetti.

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The wife, check the wife. Then check the neighbours and friends to see if what she said was true. The daughter — a venereal disease at the age of fourteen? He leaned forward, pulled the drawer all the way out, and reached down for the telephone directory. He flipped it open and found the Zs. There were two listings for 'Zorzi, Barbara, Medico', one for her home and one for her office. He dialled the office number and got a machine, telling him that visiting hours began at four. He dialled the home number and heard the same voice telling him that the Dottoressa was momentaniamente assente and asking him to leave name, reason for his call, and the number at which he could be reached.

Michele Laber, Library Journal (starred review) "Another of her fabulous Italian mysteries . . " —Bookseller "Gives the reader a feel for life in Venice.... The story is filled with the average citizen's cynicism, knowledge of corruption, and deep distrust and fear of government and police. Characters are brilliantly portrayed. " —Sally Fellows, Mystery News "In her classy, literate, atmospheric Commissario Guido Brunetti series, Donna Leon takes readers ... " —BookPage "Brunetti ... is the most humane sleuth since Georges Simenon's Inspector Maigret.

It was not necessary to ask him what 'this' was. 'Yes,' Brunetti answered. ' 'Someone shot him on the train from Torino last night. Twice, at very close range. Body shots. ' If Patta said 'must have', that meant the autopsy hadn't been done yet, and he was only guessing. ' Patta asked, almost as if he wanted to eliminate Brunetti as a suspect before going any further. ' ‘I was at a friend's house,' Brunetti repeated. ' Or that he'd spend it listening to his children's many prevarications as to their lateness or absence.

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