A Question of Belief (Commissario Brunetti, Book 19) by Donna Leon

By Donna Leon

As Venice stories a debilitating heatwave, Commissario Brunetti escapes town to spend time together with his relatives. For Ispettore Vianello, in spite of the fact that, the elements is the very last thing on his brain. it sounds as if his aunt has develop into enthusiastic about horoscopes and has been retreating quite a lot of cash from the family members enterprise. no longer realizing what to do, he consults Brunetti and asks permission to path her.

Meanwhile, Brunetti gets a trip from a pal who works on the Commune. it appears discrepancies were taking place on the Courthouse related to a pass judgement on and an usher with a perfect song checklist. Intrigued, Brunetti asks Signorina Elettra to determine what she will whereas he's away.

When information reaches Brunetti that the usher from the Courthouse has been viciously murdered, he returns to enquire. yet why could somebody desire a reliable guy useless, and what may possibly his loss of life need to do with the Courthouse discrepancies?

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Seemed all right to talk to, but wouldn’t relax, if you know what I mean. She might have been different had I been an inspector, or a sergeant. Blake himself was supercilious. Had a high opinion of himself. ” Simes grinned. ” “Yes. Came to Australia shortly after the First World War—at least, I think so. ” “She was born in Melbourne,” Bony stated. ” “Yes. Blake suffered from gastric trouble. ” Bony echoed. “Yes, only that. ” Bony made another memo. ” was his next question. “Quite. Used to walk a great deal.

No. I don’t care for Australian novels. I borrowed one of Wilcannia-Smythe’s just because I saw the man in the next door garden. It was all about the bush, you know, and gum35 trees and things, but the characters were just too terribly, crashingly boring. He’s frightfully clever, you know. At least the paper says he is. I like a book that tells a story—you know, books by Conrad and John Buchan and S. S. ” “There was a Mr Marshall Ellis staying with the Blakes when he died. ” Bony pressed, and Miss Pinkney almost snorted.

He had straight dark hair and eyes like yours, and they said he could fell a tree within an inch of the line he chose. ” Bony nodded in sympathy, and she went on, “He was caught by the backlash on his last trip into the mountains. They were to be married and he was to take charge of a mill quite close by. Priscilla was always a happy woman, always delighted by simple things. She wasn’t particularly strong in character, but everyone overlooked that because of her joyousness in living. ” “Oh yes.

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