Entre deux eaux (Commissario Brunetti #5)
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: April 14th 2000
Pages no: 320
Edition language: French
, Mystery Thriller
, Italian Literature
Series: Commissario Brunetti 6 (#5)
I could've sworn that I've read this one before. I know I spent time going through Donna Leon's books because it constituted a big portion of English books collection in a local library near my house in Germany. I remember thinking about Acqua Alta when I finally visited Venice & reading the posters...
A less cynical and dark plotline combined with a somewhat weak narrative tread makes this fifth Brunetti novel less exciting than the first four. On the positive side, we have the return of the opera singer and her archaeologist/art historian lover who is involved in the theft of Chinese art she was...
I really like Donna Leon. I hope she continues to write forever. Her books are always literate and interesting with marvelous characters. The plots are intricate even if her view of Italian society is dark indeed. For example, in Acqua Alta, a woman is seriously beaten by some thugs. Her partner ...
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