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A Noble Radiance

Narrated by: David Colacci
Length: 8 hrs and 10 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (43 ratings)
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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.

©1998  Donna Leon and Diogenes Verlag AG, Zurich (P)2018 Recorded Books

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One of the best Brunetti mysteries

Lots of insight into the Brunetti family, as well as his relationship with his brother and his father-in-law, and even a little glimpse of his father, made this book especially interesting. The contrast between this family and the one involved in the murder plot, as well as how all, even Brunetti's father, have been shaped and their character revealed by the events of history, with consequences that continue to shape each generation. Lots of philosophical argument too, often supplied by the insightful Paula.
As always a flawless, rich reading by Mr. Colacci.

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another good detective story of Donna Leon

The book - as many of Donna Leon books, is well written thriller story, that makes you keep reading/listening. very good when you have long drives or tedious tasks to do :-).
As in other books - the story reveals the holes in the justice as well as criticism on the Italian government.
It is well narrated and I found its 8+ hours well spent.

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  • Sharon
  • Seattle, WA USA
  • 01-09-19

Leon and Brunetti get better and better!

The characters are multi-dimensional; the story is mesmerizing; the ending, as always, is a total surprise. Can't beat David Colacci as the perfect narrator. May the series go on and on!