A macabre grave is found at the foot of the Italian Dolomites. The body is found to be Roberto Lorenzoni's, only son and heir of one Venice's oldest, most aristocratic families. Commissario Guido Brunetti must move in the highest circles of power and corruption to unravel the mystery behind the young man's disappearance and murder.
About the Author
Donna Leon is the author of twenty one novels featuring Commissario Guido Brunetti. She has lived in Venice for thirty years.
A gripping intellectual mystery Culturally rich.” Publishers Weekly
Goes a long way to confirming Donna Leon's claim to have taken literary possession of Venice A Noble Radiance finds her at the height of her power. It gives the reader a delightful foretaste of summer holidays to come, but it also offers much more than that.” Independent on Sunday (UK)
The marvel of this book is that almost every detail on every page forms part of a succession of clues, planted with exquisite precision to unraveling the mystery.” Sunday Times (UK)