Suffer the Little Children
Publish date: May 10th 2007
Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Press
Pages no: 264
Edition language: English
, Adult Fiction
, Mystery Thriller
, Hard Boiled
, Italian Literature
Series: Commissario Brunetti 6 (#16)
Interesting topic of discussion. Illegal adoptions, people who want to be parents buy children from people who don't want them. What happens after they're busted? Where do the kids go? Their birth parents don't want them back, a foster home is most likely their destiny. Sometimes, "the right thing" ...
It's been a very long time since I've read a novel by Donna Leon. For a while there I read every novel in the Brunetti series when it was released. At some stage I missed one, and suddenly Leon had written five more books without me noticing. So it was good to re-acquaint myself with the series and ...
3.5 stars. A solid but heartbreaking Brunetti story. As grey as autumn falling on the city. Not a lot of the secondary characters in this one. It's almost Brunetti all time with a few interludes with Paola. Signora Electra and Vianello are mostly plot avancing characters in this tale of deceit, bigo...