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by Donna Leon
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drallapaul
drallapaul rated it 2 years ago
Inspector Brunetti, Venice's finest, has another murder to solve and this one involves the meat-processing industry. The usual characters appear and there's a lot of talk about the worsening conditions in Venice due to modernisation and tourism. Like other Brunetti novels, this one is an easy read a...
Toni
Toni rated it 7 years ago
Book 21 in the Commissario Brunetti seriesThe appeal in this series has been the leisurely approach Commissiario Brunnetti has in solving crimes, it was refreshing to see him pick up the pace and exert himself with a lot more hands on action this time. The structure has not change a whole lot, we st...
The Reading Perusals of Rose Summers
Donna Leon's "Beastly Things" is one among a long standing series of mysteries revolving around Commissario Guido Brunetti, taking place in the heart of Venice, Italy. It's my first novel in the progressive series, but from what I understand, it's a mystery that's self-contained, so readers who are...
Barbara1951
Barbara1951 rated it 10 years ago
No one encapsulates (though that really isn't the correct verb) societal despair better than Donna Leon. But then we end with the knowledge that we just have to keep on keepin' on. I used to rationalize...oh well that's Italy. Now, sadly, I know that despair is present and thriving here in the U....
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