Death at La Fenice: A Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery

Death at La Fenice: A Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery

Donna Leon


There is little violent crime in Venice, a serenely appealing floating urban of puzzle and magic, historical past and rot. however the evil that does sometimes rear its head is the jurisdiction of Guido Brunetti, the artful, urbane vice-commissario of police and a genius at detection. Now all of his admirable talents needs to come into play within the lethal affair of Maestro Helmut Wellauer, a world-renowned conductor who died painfully from cyanide poisoning in the course of an intermission at l. a. Fenice.

But because the research unfolds, a chilling photograph slowly starts off to take shape—a precise portrait of revenge painted with brilliant strokes of hatred and surprising depravity. And the limitation for Guido Brunetti are usually not discovering a homicide suspect, yet particularly narrowing the alternatives right down to one. . . .

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