Death in a Strange Country (Brunetti #2)

Author(s): Donna Leon


"Early one morning Guido Brunetti, Commissario of the Venice Police, confronts a grisly sight when the body of a young man is fished out of a fetid Venetian canal. All the clues point to a violent mugging, but for Brunetti, robbery seems altogether too convenient a motive. Then something very incriminating is discovered in the dead man's flat something which points to the existence of a high-level cabal and Brunetti becomes convinced that somebody, somewhere, is taking great pains to provide a ready-made solution to the crime ..."


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The second novel to feature Guido Brunetti, Donna Leon's much-loved Commissario of the Venice Police. 20030723

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. Her previous novels featuring Commissario Brunetti have all been highly acclaimed; including Friends in High Places, which won the CWA Macallan Silver Dagger for Fiction, Through a Glass, Darkly, Suffer the Little Children, and most recently, The Girl of His Dreams.

General Fields

  • : 9780099536598
  • : Penguin Random House
  • : Arrow
  • : 0.268
  • : June 2009
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 25mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : February 2015
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Crime & mystery
  • : 384
  • : 813/.54
  • : English
  • : 1
  • : Paperback
  • : Donna Leon