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I was delighted to find a rattling good read (without too much ...
on 11 May 2017
I had not read any Donna Leon before. I came to her after reading and interview with her in The Guardian. I had become somewhat over-'Elena Ferrante'd,' and was seeking some Italian settings other than Napoli. Detective stuff sounded promising!
I was delighted to find a rattling good read (without too much product-placement) and a great set of characters with whom to become familiar in the series. Captured a true sense of Venice and her political and historical complexities.