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Acqua Alta

Acqua Alta

Author(s): Donna Leon

Location(s): Venice

Genre(s): Crime

Era(s): 2000s

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Commissario Guido Brunetti of the Venice Questura is shocked to hear that his friend Brett Lynch, lover of La Scala diva Flavia Petrelli, has been savagely beaten. Then a man’s body is found and a terrible confrontation awaits Brett in the Capra family palazzo.

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One of the earlier books in the Inspector Brunetti series. The cold dampp of Venice in the Winter adds a tremendous brooding atmosphere as the rising sea level of the Acqua Alta is anticipated…(lily...

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A story in which the location plays as important a role as the rest of your words.

2,500 word maximum, 750 word minimum

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Entries close 6th November 2021