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[Ebook] ➩ By Its Cover Author Donna Leon – Chickenshedcafe.uk Donna Leon’s critically acclaimed internationally bestselling Commissario Guido Brunetti series has attracted readers the world over with the beauty of its setting the humanity of its characters andDonna Leon’s critically acclaimed internationally bestselling Commissario Guido Brunetti series has attracted readers the world over with the beauty of its setting the humanity of its characters and its fearlessness in exploring politics morality and contemporary Italian culture In the pages of Leon’s novels the beloved conversations of the Brunetti family have drawn on topics of art and litera.

Ture but books are at the heart of this novel in a way they never have been beforeOne afternoon Commissario Guido Brunetti gets a frantic call from the director of a prestigious Venetian library Someone has stolen pages out of several rare books After a round of uestioning the case seems clear the culprit must be the man who reuested the volumes an American professor from a Kansas university The on.

cover epub By Its book By Its Cover PDF/EPUBTure but books are at the heart of this novel in a way they never have been beforeOne afternoon Commissario Guido Brunetti gets a frantic call from the director of a prestigious Venetian library Someone has stolen pages out of several rare books After a round of uestioning the case seems clear the culprit must be the man who reuested the volumes an American professor from a Kansas university The on.

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  1. Tina Tina says:

    By Its Cover PDF Ú By Its Epub / å ePUB chickenshedcafe.uk cover epub, By Its book, By Its Cover PDF/EPUBI like these books but I'm beginning to tire of Leon's increasing tendency to phone them in This one concerns the theft andor destruction of ancient priceless books and manuscripts a subject that should be close to my heart Brunetti's apparent ignorance of the subject and his skillful uestioning of those involved so he can make himself smart is handled well and gives the reader at least a smattering of knowledge But there's nothing deep to this one Leon presumes we all kno


  2. Barbara Barbara says:

    By Its Cover PDF Ú By Its Epub / å ePUB chickenshedcafe.uk cover epub, By Its book, By Its Cover PDF/EPUBIn this 23rd book in the 'Commissario Guido Brunetti' series the Italian policeman investigates the destruction of valuable old manuscripts and the murder of a former priest The mystery can be read as a standaloneThe Biblioteca Merula in Venice has experienced a terrible desecration a number of valuable old books have been stolen and others have had pages cut out When Commissario Guido Brunetti investigates Dottoressa Fabbiani the c


  3. Jeff Eastman Jeff Eastman says:

    By Its Cover PDF Ú By Its Epub / å ePUB chickenshedcafe.uk cover epub, By Its book, By Its Cover PDF/EPUBPerhaps I'm simply tiring of Donna Leon's formula but I found this book to plod along in a too predictable fashion It has all the expected things of a Commissario Brunetti mystery including descriptions that make one see Venice through Brunetti's eyes His interactions with his family and the too clever Signorina Elettra along with his


  4. Andrew Smith Andrew Smith says:

    By Its Cover PDF Ú By Its Epub / å ePUB chickenshedcafe.uk cover epub, By Its book, By Its Cover PDF/EPUBIt’s set in Venice Much time is spent thinking about drinking coffee or actually drinking coffee Much of the rest of the time is devoted the consumption of delicious meals The crime? Well that’s all about books It ticks most of my boxes – what’s not to like I look forward each April to the latest instalment of Donna Leon’s ruminations on the foibles and customs of this wonderful city all dressed up as a detective novel The crime always pays second fiddle to Venice and its people and it’s all the better for it So grab a copy pour yourself a coffee relax and enjoy


  5. Larraine Larraine says:

    By Its Cover PDF Ú By Its Epub / å ePUB chickenshedcafe.uk cover epub, By Its book, By Its Cover PDF/EPUBIf Italy is the capital of the slow food movement then Donna Leon fits right in with her Brunetti series which takes place in Venice Like her other books this one opens slowly as the reader puts one piece of the puzzle in after another There are so many delicious asides such as nearly a whole page devoted to Brunetti's gray suit Then there are the domestic scenes with his wife Paola and their two children The book takes place in the spring This was for me very appropriate As Brunetti feels the warmth of the sun after a cold wet winter I could completely understand since we also had an exceptionally cold wet and VERY long winter this year This series is not for those who are looking for action or a lot of red herrings Brunetti is a thoughtful investigator who doesn't rush A private library has recently experienced a series of thefts both of entire books but also of books being vandalized by having th


  6. Caroline Caroline says:

    By Its Cover PDF Ú By Its Epub / å ePUB chickenshedcafe.uk cover epub, By Its book, By Its Cover PDF/EPUBI do love Guido Brunetti but get increasingly tired of Leon’s inability to get background information conveyed by any means other than making him appear a simpleton with the need to ask his wife his relatives Signorina Elettra and victims for information about Venice that any Venetian over the


  7. Momkersch Momkersch says:

    By Its Cover PDF Ú By Its Epub / å ePUB chickenshedcafe.uk cover epub, By Its book, By Its Cover PDF/EPUBI love the Commissario Brunetti stories I look forward to a new book the way children look forward to Christmas morning My expectati


  8. Lynne Perednia Lynne Perednia says:

    By Its Cover PDF Ú By Its Epub / å ePUB chickenshedcafe.uk cover epub, By Its book, By Its Cover PDF/EPUBDonna Leon's love of books and literature has shone in her Inspector Brunetti mysteries especially through the character of Brunetti's wife Paola In By Its Cover books as objects are at the heart of the story's mysteryBecause this is a Brunetti story in which differences matter a distinction is made between books as art objects and the text contained on the pages of those objects For rich collectors the objects have value For the Brunettis who live a book strewn life in which volumes are left open and upside dow


  9. Ed Ed says:

    By Its Cover PDF Ú By Its Epub / å ePUB chickenshedcafe.uk cover epub, By Its book, By Its Cover PDF/EPUBReading a Guido Brunetti book by Dona Leon is like running into an old friend and realizing that the intervening time hasn't lessened your friendship This is very much a character driven story The crimes theft of rare books and a murder are secondary to Brunetti's professional family and social interactions I felt the story


  10. Debbi Debbi says:

    By Its Cover PDF Ú By Its Epub / å ePUB chickenshedcafe.uk cover epub, By Its book, By Its Cover PDF/EPUBThank you NetGalley for the advance copyHow can you NOT like a Donna LeonCommissario Brunetti novel? They are great books and like it's predecessors By It's Cover does not disappointThe story takes us into the Biblioteca Merula a prestigious Venetian library Commissario Brunetti gets a call from the librarian that several books have been vandalized pages cut out of them The books are priceless historical books and the library is devastated at what's happened At first it seems like solving the mystery might not be hard; it seems like an American who has been working with the books must be responsible for the thefts But things get murkier when they discover that the American doesn't exist nor does he hold a position at a prestigious American university as his credentials had stated Who is this guy and why would he deface these books As the investigation co


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