Quietly in Their Sleep

Quietly in Their Sleep

Book - 1997
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In the sixth book featuring Donna Leon's ever-charming and sympathetic protagonist, Commissario Guido Brunetti comes to the aid of a young nursing sister who has had five patients unexpectedly die and decides to leave her convent. In the course of his inquiries, Brunetti encounters an unusual cast of characters but discovers nothing that seems criminal. Is the nun simply creating a smoke screen to justify abandoning her vocation? Or has she stumbled onto something very real and very sinister--something that places her own life in imminent danger? A beautiful, suspense-filled novel, Quietly in Their Sleep is Donna Leon at the top of her form.
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, ©1997.
ISBN: 9780802123824
Characteristics: 258, 10 pages ;,21 cm.


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Dec 09, 2016

(The sixth book in the Guido Brunetti series)

Mar 02, 2016

A young woman visits Brunetti's office after having left the convent where she'd taken wonderful care of his mother. She's suspicious of the deaths of 5 patients, and wants him to investigate. All seem ordinary at first, until he looks into who might benefit by them. He's told to lay off. Then something happens to the young woman, and the police finally take her concern seriously. Brunetti's usual concern for the downtrodden, his wonderful family life, and the flavor of Venice, along with corruption in places which should be sacred.

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