Through A Glass, Darkly

Through A Glass, Darkly

Book - 2010
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The latest case in Donna Leon's bestselling Brunetti mystery series--"one of the most exquisite and subtle detective series ever" ( The Washington Post )

The Philadelphia Inquirer called Leon's incomparable creation Commissario Guido Brunetti "the most humane sleuth since Georges Simenon's Inspector Maigret." It's no wonder then that Leon's legion of fans continues to grow with each new book that's published. In Through a Glass, Darkly , Brunetti investigates the murder of a night watchman, whose body is found in front of a blazing furnace at Giovanni De Cal's glass factory along with an annotated copy of Dante's Inferno. Did the cantankerous De Cal kill him? Will Brunetti make the connection between the work of literature and the murderer in time?

Publisher: New York : Penguin / Grove Press Book, 2010, c2006
ISBN: 9780143117100
0143117106
Branch Call Number: LEON D
Characteristics: 262 p. ; 20 cm

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sandraperkins
Jul 09, 2016

I like this series, and Commissario Brunetti is a good man, but this is book is darker than most. In this book, it is evident that most people in power take action only when it benefits them personally and/or politically; no one but Brunetti appears to care about what is right and just. This is discouraging, as it feels like the US is headed the same direction.

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ilovewhippets
Jan 06, 2015

Interesting detective story!

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