By Donna Leon
As Venice studies a debilitating heatwave, Commissario Brunetti escapes the town to spend time along with his relatives. For Ispettore Vianello, despite the fact that, the elements is the very last thing on his brain. it sounds as if his aunt has develop into captivated with horoscopes and has been taking flight quite a lot of funds from the kin company. now not realizing what to do, he consults Brunetti and asks permission to path her.
Meanwhile, Brunetti gets a trip from a chum who works on the Commune. it appears discrepancies were taking place on the Courthouse regarding a pass judgement on and an usher with a ideal tune list. Intrigued, Brunetti asks Signorina Elettra to determine what she will whereas he's away.
When information reaches Brunetti that the usher from the Courthouse has been viciously murdered, he returns to enquire. yet why may anyone need a stable guy useless, and what may his loss of life need to do with the Courthouse discrepancies?
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Extra resources for A Question of Belief (Commissario Brunetti, Book 19)
The round is on me. ” “Please,” McGarr objected. ” He shook his head. “I insist. ” Nobody was talking. They all sensed McGarr’s business was serious. What was more, McGarr guessed, it had been a month of Sundays since the publican had been so generous. He turned, shook hands with Michael Daly once again, and started for the door. “You forgot your note,” said the publican. He pointed to the bank note on the bar. “That’s for the next round,” McGarr said and waved going out the door. Outside, McGarr directed the old man into the shadows of a doorway and told him what had happened to May Quirk.
24 Bartholomew Gill They shouted their good-byes and rang off. When McGarr got back into the pub he found that Michael Daly had bought him another whiskey. ” McGarr had underestimated the farmer. ” The bartender and several patrons nearby had pricked up their ears. ” Daly nodded, then glanced at the others. “Peter McGarr,” he said in a loud voice, as though he had announced a race winner. Talk had quieted considerably in the pub now. McGarr was well known to most of his countrymen, the reputation he had developed while working for Interpol and, earlier, Criminal Justice in Paris having preceded him to Ireland.
Much as I’d like to. I’ve got a full day’s work ahead of me. ” The publican stepped away from the bar. “Not a thing,” he said in a louder voice. “The round is on me. ” “Please,” McGarr objected. ” He shook his head. “I insist. ” Nobody was talking. They all sensed McGarr’s business was serious. What was more, McGarr guessed, it had been a month of Sundays since the publican had been so generous. He turned, shook hands with Michael Daly once again, and started for the door. “You forgot your note,” said the publican.