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Friends in High Places
Friends in High Places
Author: Donna Leon
In Donna Leon?s ninth novel featuring her celebrated protagonist, Commissario Guido Brunetti finds himself caught up in a typically Venetian problem: red tape over renovations. Visited by a young bureaucrat, Brunetti learns that, officially, his apartment does not exist. The extra floor that was added years before was never approved. But what be...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780802126160
ISBN-10: 0802126162
Publication Date: 3/14/2017
Pages: 320
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4.5 stars, based on 2 ratings
Publisher: Grove Press
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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Although I have enjoyed every single one of Donna Leon's Commissario Brunetti novels, this one stands out from a solid crowd of winners as her best work. Because Leon avoids easy answers and neat endings, the sense of satisfaction (or justice) at the end of her mysteries is usually somewhat tempered and can leave you feeling ambivalent about the denouement. Friends in High Places is a grand slam, well-written all the way through, with fewer insights into Brunetti as a father but more of him as a husband, more of him as a native Venetian, and a closer look at Signorina Elletra, all of which are superb.

If I weren't so dedicated to PBS, I would keep this book forever! But I loved it so much, I have to share it.
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Guido Brunetti  9 of 19
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Commissario Guido Brunetti (Primary Character)
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