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Published by Thorndike Press in Waterville, Me .
Written in English


  • Large type books,
  • Guido Brunetti (Fictitious character),
  • Police,
  • Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Donna Leon
SeriesThorndike Press large print mystery
LC ClassificationsPS3562.E534 B43 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25253369M
ISBN 101410448797
ISBN 109781410448798
LC Control Number2012011208

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Beastly Things is one of the bloodiest Brunetti books, but the blood belongs to slaughterhouse animals, not people. I would not recommend this book to anyone who is squeamish about the way animals are mistreated for our rating pleasure/5().   “Like Dorothy Sayers’s Lord Peter Wimsey in the s, Guido Brunetti has accumulated depth and subtlety book by book. In Beastly Things he learns, the hard way, unpleasant facts about the meat industry that have long since made vegetarians of his daughter and Inspector Vianello/5(31).   A book for the beach: Beastly Things by Donna Leon The 21st Commissario Brunetti mystery finds the series' characters and setting as . "Beastly Things" is, I believe, the 21st novel in Donna Leon's long-running Commissario Guido Brunetti series set in contemporary Venice. In this installment, the body of a man is pulled from an out-of-the-way canal, but he is found to have been stabbed to death, not drowned by accident/5().

I was lucky enough to be granted an ARC of Beastly Bones from NetGalley and I read Jackaby just a couple of days before I read Beastly Bones and that was a wise decision since the story in this book picks up right where we left Abigail and Jackaby in the last book; A woman with an ailing cat. Well, ailing is probably the wrong word, the cat is slowly turning into a fish.4/5. About The Book. Donna Leon’s best-selling Commissario Guido Brunetti series has won her legions of passionate fans, reams of critical acclaim, and a place among the top ranks of international crime writers. “Beastly Things, Donna Leon’s 21 st Commissario Guido Brunetti series set in Venice, doesn’t disappoint. Beastly Things takes its place among my favorite Leon/Brunetti novels. The last scene of the funeral attended by the veterinarian's devoted clients and their pets, and presided over by the priest who eulogizes the sanctity of the human-animal bond, just slayed me (to use a term appropriate to the slaughterhouse setting of the novel). Beastly Things is one of Donna Leon's most accomplished books: the plot is well conceived and fascinatingly presented, her regular characters come through with a limpid humanity, the cowardly or the calculating exhibit all that their actions imply, and the closing chapter is .

Beastly Things by Donna Leon - book 21 in the Commissario Brunetti Italian crime mystery series, The information about Beastly Things shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks. In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book . The death of an inoffensive veterinarian takes Commissario Guido Brunetti once more into the heart of the human beast. Even after the victim is identified—and it’s a good long time before he is—the name of Dottor Andrea Nava’s killer seems less mysterious than the question of why someone, anyone, would have stabbed him in the back three times and dumped his body into . Buy a cheap copy of Beastly Things book by Donna Leon. The twenty-first Commissario Brunetti mystery and Donna Leon’s biggest New York Times bestseller yet It’s no wonder that Donna Leon’s latest mystery debuted on the Free shipping over $