Death in a Strange Country

Death in a Strange Country


'Brunetti . . . long ago joined the ranks of the classic fictional detectives' Evening Standard

When the body of a young man is pulled out of a fetid Venetia canal, all clues point to a violent mugging. But for Guido Brunetti, Commissario of the Venice Police, robbery seems altogether too convenient a motive. Then something very incriminating is discovered in the dead man's flat - something which points to the existence of a high-level conspiracy. But who could be going to such great lengths to provide a ready-made solution to the crime?

'The characters of Brunetti and his family continue to deepen throughout the series ' The Times


  • Brunetti ... long ago joined the ranks of the classic fictional detectives
    Evening Standard

About the author

Donna Leon

Donna Leon is author of the much-loved, best-selling series of novels featuring Commissario Brunetti and one of The Times' 50 Greatest Crime Writers. Widely considered one of the best detective series ever, with admirers including Ursula K. Le Guin and Val McDermid, the Brunetti Mysteries have won numerous awards around the world and been translated into thirty-five languages.
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