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by Donna Leon

Donna Leon's multitude of fans around the world has grown with each new Commissario Brunetti novel, and now mystery lovers in the United States can enjoy another compelling episode. In Fatal Remedies, Brunetti's career is under threat when his professional and personal lives unexpectedly intersect. In the chill of the Venetian dawn, a sudden act of vandalism shatters the quiet of the deserted city, and Brunetti is shocked to find that the culprit waiting to be apprehended at the scene is a member of his own family. Meanwhile, he is also under pressure from his superiors to solve a daring robbery with connections to a suspicious accidental death. Could the two crimes be connected? And will Brunetti be able to prove his family's innocence before it's too late?
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ISBN: 0143112422
ISBN13: 978-0143112426
Category: Mystery
Subcategory: Mystery
Author: Donna Leon
Language: English
Publisher: Penguin Books (September 25, 2007)
ePUB size: 1762 kb
FB2 size: 1899 kb
Rating: 4.6
Votes: 985
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Every one of Donna Leon's novels is worth reading. The characters are well drawn and while the mysteries seem local to Venice, most of the time they touch on some really important global problem such as: white slavery, drugs, repression of women, etc. I recently returned from a trip to Italy. The tour guide said that while Donna Leon is American, every Italian is familiar with her work.
Rose Of Winds
I have read many of Donna Leon's books in this series. This one is definitely as good as the last seven and one of the better ones for the writing. Leon mixes Guido's family life in with his professional life as a commissario of police. This one particularly intertwined as a close relative is apprehended. Guido's integrity is stretched when his world's collide. Very good book.
Ever since a friend introduced me to Donna Leon's Commissario Brunetti series, I have been enthralled by them. The Commissario is a wonderful character. He is calm in the midst of power struggles within the police department, tough when necessary and quite gallant. This time out he and his team are investigating murders that appear to involve a Venetian travel agency promoting travel to places where the child sex slave market is a flourishing business. Peace in the Brunetti family is disrupted. One of the great joys of this series is the Brunetti family. Donna Leon has created fully human, sometimes very contrary people.
I'd also like to point out one of my favorite's in Brunetti's office, the elegant and fashionable Signorina Elettra, who is able to find any information needed on her computer and through her extensive network of contacts. She could be the patron saint and roll model for Adminitrative Assistants!!!
Fatal Remedies speeds along and I found it nearly impossible to put down.
Always love Donna Leon's books. I feel like Brunetti is my pal, and I could go knock on his door and have him and Vianello show me around Venice. Wouldn't that be awesome?? Have a drink with Paola and pick her brain about a milion things. Leon's characters make you feel like they're old friends or friends that you'd LIKE to have!
Fatal remedies
A of powerful look into the marriage of police DetectiveCommissario Guido Brunetti and his professor wife Paola and their marriage problems and and strong differences. This is one of author Donna Leon's most engaging and intriguing novels offers series of the Italian detective earnestly. Every page is riveting with the issues of corruption, social moral and immoral issues and behavior, and unpleasant but real look at political posturing. At some point you as the reader will find that you also have to take a stand. As in all her novels that take place in Venice Italy is fun and informative to travel around the old historical city with Commissario Brunetti, a man that I have learned to admire and respect ( even if he is only a made-up character, one that I'd love to see come alive on the screen. Who would play him though?) This book is a most intriguing whodunit story. As a fan of Ms. Leon's series, I must say this is one of her best.
Well, am not sure about this novel. I like all her books and all the characters are well described. You begin to know them. I just found the wife's actions and the husbands reactions to this a bit odd. I think I would have been a lot angrier. Still, maybe there are couples like that.
Not my favourite in her books but definitely won't put me off adding any of her others. She writes well and the stories are always good. The endings are also clever in that they are not usually about the bad guy getting caught and put in jail forever! Sometimes corruption wins!
This story bothered me. I didn’t like Paola’s involvement, it seems out of character for her to do what she did (no spoilers).
I had the good fortune in late April to be in Venice in the Sestriere San Polo where Brunetti lives. I went to eat at one of Guido's favorite pizza and dining spots, Due Colonne. I was happy to discover that none of the wait staff knew anything about Donna Leon or her Commissario. Donna Leon has written wonderful "gialli", mysteries that she has not allowed to be translated into Italian thus protecting her beloved Venice. Indeed a person of high integrity.

Peter Olney