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A question of belief by Donna Leon

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Published by Thorndike/Windsor/Paragon in Waterville, Me .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Police,
  • Fiction

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Longing to visit the cool mountains with his family during a brutally hot tourist season in Venice, commissario Guido Brunetti agrees to help his inspector friend to safeguard an aunt"s savings from an unscrupulous astrologer with ties to a shocking act of violence.

Edition Notes

StatementDonna Leon
SeriesThorndike Press large print mystery, Thorndike Press large print mystery series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3562.E534 Q47 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination397 p. (large print)
Number of Pages397
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27120726M
ISBN 101410428702
ISBN 109781410428707
LC Control Number2010017472
OCLC/WorldCa762263751, 610019567

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A Question of Belief is the 19th book in the Brunetti series by Donna Leon. There are two plot lines running in this book, one of which involves Brunettis Police Inspector, Vianello. Vianellos aunt is paying huge sums of money to an astrologer with a shady past/5.   Buy a cheap copy of A Question of Belief book by Donna Leon. Commissario Guido Brunetti longs to escape the crowds of tourists and oppressive heat of Venice in August. But before he can join his family on holiday in the Free shipping over $Cited by: 1.   A QUESTION OF BELIEF is a well written psychological and social explication with elements of a mystery. All the characters are clearly defined and the treatment of Philip by his loved ones and colleagues brilliantly developed.5/5(1).   About the Writer James Mustich. James Mustich is the author of the new book 1, Books to Read Before You Die: A Life-Changing List.A veteran bookseller, he was a founder, and for twenty years publisher, of the book catalogue A Common Reader, and later the founding Editor-in-Chief of the Barnes & Noble : James Mustich.

A Question of Belief. () A novel by Margaret Yorke. Philip Winter had been accused of rape, but the jury had seen through the vindictive facade of his accuser and found him innocent. Intriguingly, Leon's 19th Brunetti novel, A Question of Belief, folds into its plot both topical elements: corruption involving supernatural belief, and a self-serving establishment bending the. The opening part of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe is all about credulity - the truthful Lucy tells her disbelieving siblings about Narnia - and a kind of parable about the book's own method. In A Question of Belief, the nineteenth novel in the best-selling series, Brunetti must contend with ingenious corruption, bureaucratic intransigence, and the stifling heat of a Venetian summer.

Book Summary. In A Question of Belief, Brunetti must contend with ingenious corruption, bureaucratic intransigence, and the stifling heat of a Venetian summer. With his hometown beset by hordes of tourists and baking under a glaring sun, Brunetti's greatest wish is to go to the mountains with his family, where he can sleep under a down comforter and catch up on his reading. Print book: Fiction: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: Philip Winter had been accused of rape, but the jury had seen through the vindictive facade of his accuser and found him innocent.   A Question of Belief is particularly enjoyable Donna Leon's great skill is to invest the characters in her crime novels with a kind of humanity, even the wrongdoers [a] marvellous evocation of the magic city, and its inhabitants of all types -- Antonia Fraser * The Lady *Pages:   What I’m trying to do is plant a question in your mind about beliefs. When you hear yourself say something, question yourself if it’s true for you. When you hear someone else say something that you’re not % sure about, evaluate it against your beliefs. A mind that questions is a mind that expands.