Publish date: March 2nd 2000
Pages no: 303
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, Mystery Thriller
, Italian Literature
Series: Commissario Brunetti (#8)
One of the things I love the most about these books is the relationship Brunetti has with his wife, Paola and in this book that relationship is put to the test from page 5. There has been an act of vandalism against a travel agency and Brunetti is called in the middle of the night to go to the Que...
A complex plot inching on the question: If something is legally okay but shouldn't be what would you do about it? Paola Brunetti takes the law into her own hands to stop a travel agency from facilitating trips of sexual tourism. The simple act of civil desobedience opens up a can of worms at work f...
Even though it’s fun reading mindless mysteries, it’s always satisfying to find ones that have some kind of moral dilemma at their core that the hero must resolve. I had never read Donna Leon, who has taught for the University of Maryland in Venice, Italy for many years, but she weaves just such co...