Drawing Conclusions

Leon, Donna

| 2011

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When Anna Maria Giusti returns from holiday to find her elderly neighbour Constanza Altavilla dead, with blood on the floor near her head, she immediately alerts the police. Commissario Brunetti is called to the scene and it seems the woman has suffered a fatal heart attack. Patta, the Vice-Questore, is eager to dismiss the case as a death from natural causes, but Brunetti believes that there is more to it. It soon transpires that there are some faint bruises around her neck and shoulders, indicating she may have been shaken. Could this have caused a heart attack? Was someone threatening her?Meanwhile, Brunetti meets Signora Altavilla's son, Niccolini, who tells him that since her retirement she had been helping out at a nearby nursing home. Brunetti visits the home with Ispettore Vianello to try and find any information that might be connected to the case. While they speak to those she spent...

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Ewa H

2020-01-18

Betyg

Charmen med Donna Leons så kallade deckare ligger i hennes Venedigmiljöer och kommissarie Brunettis tankar och varma familjeliv. Någon spänning finns knappast men lite kloka visdomar och dråpliga situationer i förhållandet till chefen och övriga på stationen. Har man en gång börjat läsa Leons böcker läser man ju konstigt nog gärna ytterligare en.

Solveig Andersson

2019-08-03

Betyg

Leon beskriver Italien med kultur så skickligt att jag förflyttas dit och är med Brunetti, kollegor, familj i detta spännande mysterium. Fyra stjärnor. Läs den!