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Death at La Fenice by Donna Leon
Death at La Fenice

jsomethingk, June 4, 2009

The details of Venice are loving and richly told, and they often steal the plot from the actual mystery. Guido Brunetti is a level-headed detective who wanders through the book seeking out suspects and interviewees in a pattern that's not always logical (and sometimes shows the hand of the author).

Not recommended for those who like the action-packed, evidence-rich CSI-influenced stories of today, but a sensible mystery with a knowing detective that makes for a good, light read.
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