Fatal Remedies

Fatal Remedies

Book - 2007
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Penguin Putnam
Donna Leon's multitude of fans around the world has grown with each new Commissario Brunetti novel, and now mystery lovers in the United States can enjoy another compelling episode. In Fatal Remedies, Brunetti's career is under threat when his professional and personal lives unexpectedly intersect. In the chill of the Venetian dawn, a sudden act of vandalism shatters the quiet of the deserted city, and Brunetti is shocked to find that the culprit waiting to be apprehended at the scene is a member of his own family. Meanwhile, he is also under pressure from his superiors to solve a daring robbery with connections to a suspicious accidental death. Could the two crimes be connected? And will Brunetti be able to prove his family's innocence before it's too late?

Baker & Taylor
For Commissario Guido Brunetti it begins with an early morning phone call that a sudden act of vandalism has just been committed in the chill Venetian dawn, but Brunetti soon discovers that the perpetrator is no petty criminal, for the culprit at the scene is none other than Paola Brunetti, his wife. Original.

& Taylor

When Commissario Guido Brunetti gets an early morning phone call that a sudden act of vandalism has just been committed, he soon discovers that the perpetrator is no petty criminal, but Paola Brunetti, his wife.

Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2007, c1999
ISBN: 9780143112426
Characteristics: 303 p. ; 18 cm


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Dec 09, 2016

(The eighth book in the Guido Brunetti series)

Aug 18, 2014

We gain more insight into Brunetti's family relationships. There is more of a moral/ethical struggle in this book rather than the usual violent crime scenario. An enjoyable read.

Oct 14, 2011

This tale in the Commissario Brunetti series poses many ethical and moral dilemmas for Brunetti and his family and provides much food for thought as well as the usual excellent detective story and fascinating insights into life in modern day Venice.


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