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    DescriptionA young woman returns from holiday to find her elderly neighbour dead on the floor. A heart attack seems the likely cause, but Commissario Brunetti is not so sure and decides to take a closer look. Soon he discovers that she was part of an organization that cares for abused women and that her apartment was a safe-house. Convinced that this is the lead he has been looking for, Brunetti begins his search for answers. But as he sets out to discover the truth behind her death, he is drawn into a decades-old story of lies and deceit that has blighted love and ruined lives - and has claimed this innocent woman as its newest victim. Brunetti's investigation takes him deep into the dark heart of his beloved Venice.


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    Title
    Drawing Conclusions
    Subtitle
    (Brunetti)
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Donna Leon
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 272
    Width: 135 mm
    Height: 216 mm
    Thickness: 19 mm
    Weight: 303 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780434021444
    ISBN 10: 043402144X
    Classifications

    DC21: 813.54
    BIC subject category V2: FF
    DC22: FIC
    BIC E4L: CRI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F2.1
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 11200
    Libri: AMER3730, ENGM1020
    Ingram Subject Code: FM
    BISAC V2.8: FIC022020
    Libri: VENE3080
    Thema V1.0: FFP
    Edition statement
    Trade Paperback.
    Publisher
    Cornerstone
    Imprint name
    William Heinemann Ltd
    Publication date
    07 April 2011
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Donna Leon was named by The Times as one of the 50 Greatest Crime Writers. She is an award-winning crime novelist, celebrated for the bestselling Brunetti series. Donna has lived in Venice for thirty years and previously lived in Switzerland, Saudi Arabia, Iran and China, where she worked as a teacher. Donna's books have been translated into 35 languages and have been published around the world. 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, Fatal Remedies, Doctored Evidence, A Sea of Troubles and Beastly Things.
    Review quote
    "[Leon's] portrait of Venice and modern Italy is, as always, captivating...The lively conversations between...characters, displaying Leon's sly humour, are a delight." Evening Standard "With characteristic skill, Leon draws together multiple threads and a well-rounded cast ... With the steady, unsentimental style that has become her signature, Donna Leon keeps us hesitating until the last corner is turned." Times Literary Supplement "Leon's clear-eyed descriptions of Venice still make you long to return to the calles and campos of the floating city." Sunday Telegraph "More elegant, understated crime fighting from the mistress of La Serinissima...A welcome return to the comfortable characters and locations that her fans have come to love." Independent "[Leon] is a master at weaselling her way into the venal byways of human selfishness and laying them bare. ... There's a quietness to the crimes here that is more powerful than outlandish violence, and which points to the philosophical bedrock from which Leon so effectively works." Scottish Sunday Herald