Through A Glass, Darkly - Donna Leon Reviews
Description:ISBN 0099491036 / Author: Donna Leon / Genre: Crime / Thriller / Publisher: Arrow Books Ltd / It is a luminous spring day in Venice, as ... more
Through A Glass, Darkly - Donna Leon ... Commissario Brunetti and Inspettore Vianello take a break from the Questura to come to the rescue of Vianello's friend Marco Ribetti, who has been arrested while protesting against chemical pollution of the Venetian lagoon, only to be faced by the fury of Marco's father-in-law, owner of a glass factory on the island of Murano. But, it is not Marco who has uncovered the guilty secret of the polluting glass foundries of the island of Murano, nor he whose body is found dead in front of the furnaces which burn at 1400 degrees, night and day. The victim has left clues in a copy of Dante and Brunetti must descend into an inferno to discover who is burning the land and fouling the waters of the lagoon. A man is dead - but will politics and expedience prevent the killer from striking again?
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by - written on 28/11/08, updated on 07/05/11 (Very useful, 537 readings)
Background: This is the fourth book by Donna Leon that I have reviewed. Originally my boss told me to give her a try as she is her favourite author. And after getting used to the first one, I have found her books to be very good. They are all based in Venice and focus on the detective work of Commissario Brunetti. About the author: Donna Leon has lived in Venice for many years. So far she has written 17 crime novels including this one, all of which have been highly acclaimed. Before becoming a writer she was a teacher and gain experience in many countries. About the book: A friend of Inspector Vianello Marco is ... Read the complete review
by - written on 08/03/08 (Very useful, 232 readings)
Commissario Brunetti and his colleague Vianello "play hooky" on a fine spring day in Venice and leave the Questura to help Vianello's friend Marco, an engineer and ardent ecologist, who's protested in front of a factory on the mainland that poisons the lagoon with its waste and has been arrested. Brunetti succeeds in getting him released, but when they leave the station, Marco's father-in-law, Signor De Cal, appears, the owner of a glass factory on Murano, an island in the lagoon off Venice, all rage and fury. Later Marco's wife confides in Brunetti that she's afraid her father who's repeatedly threatened to kill her husband may indeed do it. When a ... Read the complete review
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