About Face

Paperback | March 30, 2010

byDONNA LEON

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From the acclaimed author of The Waters of Eternal Youth, the eighteenth enthralling installment of "one of the most exquisite and subtle detective series ever" (The Washington Post)

The Publication of each Commissario Brunetti mystery is an event antici­pated by Donna Leon's many readers. In About Face, she returns with a dazzling mystery that puts Brunetti's own family at risk. Soon after meeting Franca Marinello, the wife of a wealthy Venetian businessman, Brunetti comes across her name in his investigation of a trucking company owner found murdered in his offices. Though charmed by Franca's love of Virgil and Cicero, he must now unravel her connection to the Carabinieri's prime suspect. As Brunetti delves into the murder, he comes face to face with violence and corruption as dangerous as he's ever seen. About Face is Donna Leon at her finest.

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From the acclaimed author of The Waters of Eternal Youth, the eighteenth enthralling installment of "one of the most exquisite and subtle detective series ever" (The Washington Post) The Publication of each Commissario Brunetti mystery is an event antici­pated by Donna Leon's many readers. In About Face, she returns with a dazzling my...

A New Yorker of Irish/Spanish descent, Donna Leon first went to Italy in 1965, returning regularly over the next decade or so while pursuing a career as an academic in the States and then later in Iran, China and finally Saudi Arabia. It was after a period in Saudi Arabia, which she found ‘damaging physically and spiritually’ that Donn...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 7.7 × 5 × 0.5 inPublished:March 30, 2010Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0143116592

ISBN - 13:9780143116592

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