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Friends in High Places

Friends in High Places

When Cornmissario Brunetti is visited by a young bureaucrat investigating the lack of official approval for the building of his apartment years before, his first reaction, like any other Venetian, is to think of whom he knows who might bring pressure to bear on the relevant local... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780099492627
Published 1 January 2019 by Cornerstone
Format Hardback, Export ed
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Author(s) By Leon, Donna
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ISBN-13 9780099492627
ISBN-10 0099492628
Stock Out of stock
Status Availability and pricing is uncertain (no recent updates from publisher)
Publisher Cornerstone
Imprint Arrow Books Ltd
Publication Date 1 January 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback, Export ed
Edition Export ed
Author(s) By Leon, Donna
Category Award Winning
Crime & Mystery Fiction
Number of Pages 352
Dimensions Width: 110mm
Height: 178mm
Weight 190g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Crime, Thriller & Adventure
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code Not specified
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Description of this Book

When Cornmissario Brunetti is visited by a young bureaucrat investigating the lack of official approval for the building of his apartment years before, his first reaction, like any other Venetian, is to think of whom he knows who might bring pressure to bear on the relevant local government department. But when the bureaucrat rings Brunetti at work, clearly scared and is then found dead after a fall from scaffolding, something is clearly going on that has implications rather greater than the fate of Guldo's own apartment...

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

Awards Winner of Crime Writers' Association Silver Dagger Award 2000 -- Short-listed for Macallan Gold Dagger for Fiction 2000
NZ Review 'Crime writing of the highest order' - Guardian. 'Leon's best so far - I don't think I could really understand a crime fan who didn't love Donna Leon' - Scotland on Sunday. 'All Donna Leon's novels are excellent in their evocation of place, while in Brunetti she has created a character who becomes more real in each book - However, Friends in High Places is by far the best and marks a quantum leap forward' - Evening Standard

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Author's Bio

DONNA LEON has lived in Venice for many years and previously lived in Switzerland, Iran, Saudi Arabia and China, where she worked as a teacher. She now combines writing with teaching at a university near Venice. Friends in High Places is Donna Leon's ninth Brunetti novel.

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