Death at La Fenice by Donna Leon

About the book

The celebrated opera house, La Fenice, has seen its share of death. But nothing so horrific and violent as that of conductor, Maestro Helmut Wellauer, poisoned during a performance of La Traviata. Can Commissario Guido Brunetti solve the crime?

Reviewed by Firgrove Ladies

The evocative atmosphere of Venice as described in this book added drama to the story. This is her first book of her character who is a very likeable and plausible detective. The story unravelled at the same pace as the investigation; left us wanting to read more. A good read.

Star rating: ****

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1 thought on “Death at La Fenice by Donna Leon”

  1. Review by Women who Read
    A non taxing read – perfect as a late night read. Not quite as evocative of Venice as some of her later novels.
    Star rating: not given

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