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This is book number 4 in the Commissario Guido Brunetti Mysteries (Paperback) series.
Leon moves with ease through this serene and secretive city, penetrating every level of its complicated social strata. And when she gets to the corrupt core of her story, this elegant stylist shows she can also write in a fine, cold fury.”—The New York Times Book Review
Another captivating mystery featuring the most humane sleuth since Georges Simenon’s Inspector Maigret.”—The Philadelphia Inquirer
[Brunetti’s] most difficult and politically sensitive case to date . . . complex and filled with charm, humor, and intelligence.”—Booklist
Knit[s] together her strengths: endearing detective, jaundiced social pathology, and a paranoid eye for plotting on a grand scale.”—Kirkus Reviews