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The Jewels of Paradise - a book by Leon, Donna

The Jewels of Paradise

The Jewels of Paradise( )
Author: Leon, Donna
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Grove/Atlantic, Incorporated
Imprint:Grove Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $14.00
Book Description:

Internationally praised for her Commissario Guido Brunetti series, Donna Leon’s first standalone novel features a widely different but equally compelling sleuth, Caterina Pellegrini. Caterina is a native Venetian, and like so many of them, she’s had to leave home to pursue her career. With a doctorate in baroque opera from Vienna, she lands in Manchester, England. Manchester, however, is no Venice. When Caterina gets word of a position back home, she jumps at the...
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Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Mystery & Detective / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.14 x 7.98 x 0.41 Inches
Book Weight:0.66 Pounds
Author Biography
Leon, Donna (Author)
Donna Leon was born on September 29, 1942 in Montclair, New Jersey. She taught English literature in England, Switzerland, Iran, China, Italy and Saudi Arabia. She is the author of a Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery series. Friends in High Places, a novel from the series, won the Crime Writers Association Macallan Silver Dagger for Fiction in 2000. German Television has produced 16 Commissario Brunetti mysteries for broadcast. She was a crime reviewer for the Sunday Times. She has written the libretto for a comic opera and has set up her own opera company, Il Complesso Barocco. Her titles Jewels of Pardise, The Golden Egg, By Its Cover, Falling in Love and The Waters of Eternal Youth made The New York Times Bestseller List.


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