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A Noble Radiance (Commissario Guido Brunetti Mysteries)

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Donna Leon has topped European bestseller lists for more than a decade with a series of mysteries featuring clever Commissario Guido Brunetti. Always ready to bend the rules to uncover the threads of a crime, Brunetti manages to maintain his integrity while maneuvering through a city rife with politics, corruption, and intrigue.

In A Noble Radiance a new landowner is summoned urgently to his house not far from Venice when workmen accidentally unearth a macabre grave. The human corpse is badly decomposed, but 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 and find his way into both the heart of patrician Venice and that of a family grieving for their abducted son.

Synopsis:

A macabre grave is found at the foot of the Italian Dolomites. The body is found to be Roberto Lorenzonis, only son and heir of one Venice's oldest, most aristocratic families. Commissario Guido Brunetti must move in the highest circles of power and corruption to unravel the mystery behind the young mans disappearance and murder.

About the Author

Donna Leon is the author of twenty one novels featuring Commissario Guido Brunetti. She has lived in Venice for thirty years.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780802145796
Author:
Leon, Donna
Publisher:
Grove Press
Subject:
Thrillers
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20130231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in

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A macabre grave is found at the foot of the Italian Dolomites. The body is found to be Roberto Lorenzonis, only son and heir of one Venice's oldest, most aristocratic families. Commissario Guido Brunetti must move in the highest circles of power and corruption to unravel the mystery behind the young mans disappearance and murder.
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