Brunetti's Venice: Walks with the City's Best-Loved Detective

Brunetti's Venice: Walks with the City's Best-Loved Detective

by Toni Sepeda
     
 

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Follow Commissario Guido Brunetti, star of Donna Leon’s internationally best-selling mystery series, on over a dozen walks that highlight Venice’s churches, markets, bars, cafes, and palazzos
In Brunetti’s Venice, tourists and armchair travelers follow in the footsteps of Brunetti as he traverses the city he knows and loves. With his acute

Overview

Follow Commissario Guido Brunetti, star of Donna Leon’s internationally best-selling mystery series, on over a dozen walks that highlight Venice’s churches, markets, bars, cafes, and palazzos
In Brunetti’s Venice, tourists and armchair travelers follow in the footsteps of Brunetti as he traverses the city he knows and loves. With his acute eye for change in his native city, his fascination with the past, his ear for language and his passion for food and drink, and his familiarity with the dark realities of crime and corruption, Brunetti is the perfect companion for any walk across La Serenissima.
Over a dozen walks, encompassing all six regions of Venice as well as the lagoon, lead readers down calli, over canali, and through campi. Important locations from the best-selling novels are highlighted and major themes and characters are explored, all accompanied by poignant excerpts from the novels. This is a must-have companion book for any lover of Donna Leon’s wonderful mysteries.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780802199843
Publisher:
Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
Publication date:
04/08/2009
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
411,633
File size:
9 MB

Meet the Author

Dr. Toni Sepeda has been Professor of Literature and Art History in Northern Italy for the University of Maryland for 15 years. She has long conducted individual, authorized tours of Brunetti's Venice.

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