In the twenty-seventh novel in Donna Leon's captivating series, a suspicious accident leads Commissario Guido Brunetti to uncover a longstanding scam with disturbing unintended consequences. Exasperated by the petty bureaucracy that constantly bedevils him, Brunetti is steadied by the embrace of his own family and by Sophocles' Antigone, which leads him to consider the terrible consequences to which the actions of a tender heart can lead.
About the Author
Donna Leon is the author of the highly acclaimed, internationally bestselling Commissario Guido Brunetti mystery series. The winner of the CWA Macallan Silver Dagger for Fiction, among other awards, Donna Leon lived in Venice for many years and now divides her time between Venice and Switzerland.