The Jewels of Paradise

The Jewels of Paradise

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Donna Leon has won heaps of critical praise and legions of fans for her best-selling mystery series featuring Commissario Guido Brunetti. With The Jewels of Paradise, Leon takes readers beyond the world of the Venetian Questura in her first standalone novel.

Caterina Pellegrini is a native Venetian, and like so many of them, she’s had to leave home to pursue her career. With a doctorate in baroque opera from Vienna, she lands in Manchester, England. Manchester,… (more)

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“The Jewels of Paradise” is as much a tale about a young woman wising up and learning to fight more effectively for her own happiness as it is a mystery — though the centuries-old secrets that those chests contain are also pretty compelling. Commissario Brunetti is allowed to take a vacation once in a while, but only if his replacements are as wry and erudite as Caterina.

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Book Details  


Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Press (October 02, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 256 pages

File size: 5.2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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