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Venetian detective Guido Brunetti swings into action when the curator of Venice's most prestigious museum turns up dead, bludgeoned by a priceless artifact, and American archaeologist Brett Lynch, a close friend, narrowly escapes the killer. Reprint.
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An American living near Venice, Donna Leon has crafted an imaginative series of mysteries set in the waterborne city, all starring police detective Guido Brunetti. In this, the fifth installment, Brunetti sets out to investigate an assault on an American archeologist who herself is investigating a museum exhibition of Chinese antiquities. The moods of Venice and the reflections of the canny, emotional detective are the most affecting qualities of the book.About the Author:
Donna Leon has taught in Iran, China, and Saudi Arabia.
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Book Description Penguin Books, 2004. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0142004960
Book Description Penguin Books, 2004. Mass Market Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110142004960
Book Description Penguin Books, 2004. Mass Market Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0142004960
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