By Donna Leon
Whilst a lorry crashes on one of many treacherous hair-pin bends within the Italian Dolomites even Commissario Guido Brunetti of the Venice Questura is appalled while he learns of its poor shipment. this can be Donna Leon's fourth novel to add Guido Brunetti.
Read or Download A Venetian reckoning PDF
Similar literary books
1987 PAPERBACK second variation OF the nice vintage at the topic by way of one in every of it truly is MASTERS;AN ABSOLUTE needs to FOR GRADUATE scholars AND RESEARCHERS AS MANY effects ARE came across which are came across NOWHERE ELSE-NEVER USED OUT OF decrease WRAP,LOOKS fresh!
The best fiction significant other to The Omnivore's trouble and In safety of FoodNow that Michael Pollan's long island instances bestsellers have spread out a countrywide discussion approximately the place foodstuff quite comes from, conscientious readers all over the place probably want to consume My 12 months of Meats. whilst documentarian Jane Takagi-Little ultimately lands a role generating a eastern tv convey that simply occurs to be backed via the yankee meat-exporting undefined, she starts to discover a few unsavory truths approximately love, fertility, and a truly harmful hormone referred to as DES.
Pass over Plimsoll. --J. D. Marstock. --Lambert Orma. --The Marquis de Chaumont. --Jeanne de Hénaut. --Titty. --Professor Malone. --Arketall. --Miriam Codd.
This explosive, award-winning novella of starting to be up in colonial Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), advised in beautiful, innovative prose, touches the reader's nerve throughout the author's harrowing portrait of lives disrupted by way of white settlers, a tender disappointed black guy, and person anguish within the Nineteen Sixties and Seventies.
- The Scenic Route: A Novel
- Terminal Island
- Critical Approaches to Literature
- Territorial Rights
- Twenty-Five Years Of Detective Life (1895)
Additional info for A Venetian reckoning
It will be interesting to find out if they are,’ Brunetti said. 'Signorina Elettra said she heard something about his being involved in a business deal in Poland, or perhaps Czechoslovakia. See if anyone there knows anything about that. She thinks there was something in the paper, but she can't remember what it was. ' They had worked together for so long that Brunetti didn't have to specify what the usual things were: a disaffected employee, an angry business associate, a jealous husband, his own jealous wife.
Still they tore at the beams, ripping their hands open on them, gone temporarily mad with the need to break the girl free. Even after Monelli pulled his jacket over the girl's face and got to his feet, two of them continued to rip boards from the pile and hurl them out into the growing darkness. They did this until their sergeant went to each of them in turn and placed his hands on their shoulders, telling their bodies that they could stop now. They grew calm then and returned to the routine investigation of the scene.
Exacdy the right cop for the right city. " —The New York Times Book Review "Superb ... " —Ellen Hale, USA Today "A new Donna Leon book about. Brunetti is ready for our immediate pleasure. " —Dick Adler, Chicago Tribune "Uniform Justice is a neat balancing act. " —Patrick Anderson, The Washington Post "There's atmosphere aplenty in Uniform Justice.... " —The Star-Tribune (Minneapolis) "One of the best international crime writers is Donna Leon, and her Commissario Guido Brunetti tales set in Venice are at the apex of continental thrillers.
A Venetian reckoning by Donna Leon