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Commissario Guido Brunetti mystery.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Eckhart PL - Main F LEON donna gb bk.24 (Text) 840191002930974 Adult Fiction - Main Level Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780802124876
  • ISBN: 0802124879
  • Physical Description: 264, 17 pages ; 21 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Grove Press, [2015].

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Donna Leon's "Death at La Fenice," the first novel in her beloved Commissario Guido Brunetti series, introduced readers to the glamorous and cutthroat world of opera and one of Italy's finest living sopranos, Flavia Petrelli, then a suspect in the poisoning of a renowned German conductor. Years after Brunetti cleared her name and saved the life of her female American lover in "Acqua Alta," Flavia has returned to Venice and La Fenice to sing the lead in "Tosca," and Brunetti has tickets to an early performance. The night he and his wife, Paola, attend, Flavia gives a stunning performance to a standing ovation. Back in her dressing room, she finds bouquets of yellow roses, too many roses. Every surface of the room is covered with them. An anonymous fan has been showering Flavia with these beautiful gifts in London, St. Petersburg, Amsterdam, and now, Venice, but she no longer feels flattered. A few nights later, invited by Brunetti to dine at his in-laws palazzo, Flavia confesses her alarm at these excessive displays of adoration. Brunetti promises to look into it. And when a talented young Venetian singer who has caught Flavia's attention is savagely attacked, Brunetti begins to think that Flavia s fears are justified in ways neither of them imagined. He must enter in the psyche of an obsessive fan before Flavia, or anyone else, comes to harm.
Subject: Brunetti, Guido (Fictitious character) > Fiction.
Police > Italy > Venice > Fiction.
Americans > Italy > Fiction.
Stalkers > Fiction.
Opera singers > Crimes against > Fiction.
Venice (Italy) > Fiction.
Genre: Detective and mystery fiction.

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