Dressed for Death

Dressed for Death

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Donna Leon's Commissario Guido Brunetti series grows more popular in America with the publication of every new novel. In this installment, Brunetti's hopes of a refreshing family holiday in the mountains are once again dashed when a gruesome discovery is made in Marghera--a body so badly beaten the face is completely unrecognizable. Brunetti searches Venice for someone who can identify the corpse, but he is met with a wall of silence. Then he receives a telephone call from a contact who promises some tantalizing information. And before the night is out, Brunetti is confronting yet another appalling, and apparently senseless, death.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 344 pages
  • 106.68 x 170.18 x 25.4mm | 226.8g
  • Penguin Putnam Inc
  • Penguin USA
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0143035843
  • 9780143035848
  • 76,199

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The sophisticated yet still moral Brunetti proves a worthy custodian of timeless values and verities. ("The Wall Street Journal") Brunetti... the most humane sleuth since Georges Simenon s Inspector Maigret... is a decent man [who achieves] a quiet heroism. ("The Philadelphia Inquirer")
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6,420 ratings
3.89 out of 5 stars
5 24% (1,509)
4 47% (3,014)
3 26% (1,669)
2 3% (181)
1 1% (47)
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