Acqua Alta

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Pan Macmillan, 2012 - Fiction - 387 pages
Commissario Guido Brunetti of the Venice Questura is shocked to hear that Brett Lynch, a friend since a murder case at La Fenice, has suffered a savage beating. The attack, in the beautiful palazzo home of Flavia Petrelli, reigning diva of La Scala, had come with a message: "Don't keep that appointment with Dottor Semenzato."Then, with the storm clouds gathering fast over the city, a man's body is found...

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User Review  - quondame - LibraryThing

Not much of a mystery, and strangely this features two of the same characters as the only other Donna Leon I've read to date. It's interesting to spend time in Venice and learn about Chinese Pottery, art theft, and the north ward spread of thuggery. Read full review

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User Review  - thornton37814 - LibraryThing

Brunetti recognizes a name when when looking over the crime report. He visits Brett Lynch, who first appeared in Death at La Fenice as an American with expertise in Chinese antiquities who is the ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Donna Leon has lived in Venice for many years and previously lived in Switzerland, Saudi Arabia, Iran and China, where she worked as a teacher.

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