The Temptation of Forgiveness

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(368 Pages)
Product Number: LP4805
Released: 01 Nov, 2019
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ISBN: #9781528878920
Publisher: W F Howes
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A suspicious accident draws Brunetti into Venice's underworld - with unintended, disturbing consequences... When important information is leaked from inside the Venetian Questura, Commissario Guido Brunetti is entrusted with the task of uncovering which of his colleagues is responsible. But before Brunetti can begin his investigation, he is surprised by the appearance in his office of a friend of his wife’s, who is fearful that her son is using drugs. A few weeks later, Tullio Gasparini, the woman’s husband, is found unconscious with a serious head injury at the foot of a bridge, and Brunetti is drawn to pursue a possible connection to the boy’s behaviour. But the truth is not straightforward. Following various contradictory leads, Brunetti navigates his way through a world of mysterious informants, underground deals and secret longstanding scam networks, all the while growing ever more impressed by the intuition of his fellow Commissario, Claudia Griffoni, and by the endless resourcefulness of Signorina Elettra, Vice-Questore Patta’s secretary and gate-keeper. With Gasparini’s condition showing no signs of improvement, and his investigations leading nowhere, Brunetti is steadied by the embrace of his own family and by his passion for the classics. He turns to Sophocles’s Antigone in an attempt to understand the true purpose of justice, and, in its light, he is forced to consider the terrible consequences to which the actions of a tender heart can lead.Book end on page 300 and has several blank pages at end

Author(s): Donna Leon
Series: Guido Brunetti Series Series No:27
Original Publish Date: 01 Nov, 2019

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Author(s): Donna Leon
Narrator(s): David Sibley
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Publisher: Random House
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Author(s): Donna Leon
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Author(s): Donna Leon
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ISBN: #9781473559202
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Author(s): Donna Leon
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Publisher: W F Howes
ISBN: #9781786141880

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