The Resource Trace elements, Donna Leon

Trace elements, Donna Leon

Label
Trace elements
Title
Trace elements
Statement of responsibility
Donna Leon
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When Dottoressa Donato calls the Questura to report that a dying patient at the hospice Fatebenefratelli wants to speak to the police, Commissario Guido Brunetti and his colleague, Claudia Griffoni, waste no time in responding. 'They killed him. It was bad money. I told him no', Benedetta Toso gasps the words about her recentlydeceased husband, Vittorio Fadalto. Even though he is not sure she can hear him Brunetti softly promises he and Griffoni will look into what initially appears to be a private family tragedy. They discover that Fadalto worked in the field collecting samples of contamination for a company that measures the cleanliness of Venice's water supply and that he had died in a mysterious motorcycle accident. Distracted briefly by Vice Questore Patta's obsession with youth crime in Venice, Brunetti is bolstered once more by the remarkable research skills of Patta's secretary, Signora Elettra Zorzi. Piecing together the tangled threads, in time Brunetti comes to realize the perilous meaning in the woman's accusation and the threat it reveals to the health of the entire region. But justice in this case proves to be ambiguous, as Brunetti is reminded it can be when, seeking solace, he reads Aeschylus's classic play The Eumenides. As she has done so often through her memorable characters and storytelling skill, Donna Leon once again engages our sensibilities as to the differences between guilt and responsibility
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Leon, Donna
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
Guido Brunetti
Series volume
29
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Brunetti, Guido
  • Police
  • Murder
  • Motorcycling accidents
  • Water
  • Venice (Italy)
Target audience
adult
Label
Trace elements, Donna Leon
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
278 pages
Isbn
9781785152443
Isbn Type
(trade paperback)
Lccn
be2020008635
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Trace elements, Donna Leon
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
278 pages
Isbn
9781785152443
Isbn Type
(trade paperback)
Lccn
be2020008635
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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