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Donna Leon

Autor(a) de Morte no La Fenice

72+ Works 40,463 Membros 1,459 Críticas 94 Favorited

About the Author

Donna Leon was born on September 29, 1942 in Montclair, New Jersey. She taught English literature in England, Switzerland, Iran, China, Italy and Saudi Arabia. She is the author of a Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery series. Friends in High Places, a novel from the series, won the Crime Writers mostrar mais Association Macallan Silver Dagger for Fiction in 2000. German Television has produced 16 Commissario Brunetti mysteries for broadcast. She was a crime reviewer for the Sunday Times. She has written the libretto for a comic opera and has set up her own opera company, Il Complesso Barocco. Her titles Jewels of Pardise, The Golden Egg, By Its Cover, Falling in Love and The Waters of Eternal Youth made The New York Times Bestseller List. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
Image credit: Photo credit: Mariusz Kubik, Warsaw, Sept. 27, 2005

Séries

Obras por Donna Leon

Morte no La Fenice (1992) 3,520 exemplares
Death in a Strange Country (1993) 2,035 exemplares
Acqua Alta (1997) 1,864 exemplares
The Anonymous Venetian (1994) 1,765 exemplares
A Noble Radiance (1998) 1,714 exemplares
A Venetian Reckoning (1995) 1,623 exemplares
Uniform Justice (2003) 1,568 exemplares
Blood from a Stone (2005) 1,558 exemplares
Friends in High Places (2000) 1,509 exemplares
Na senda do crime (1999) 1,507 exemplares
Doctored Evidence (2004) 1,494 exemplares
Through a Glass, Darkly (2006) 1,477 exemplares
The Death of Faith (1997) 1,446 exemplares
A Sea of Troubles (2001) 1,374 exemplares
Wilful Behaviour (2002) 1,344 exemplares
Suffer the Little Children (2007) 1,343 exemplares
The Girl of His Dreams (2008) 1,322 exemplares
About Face (2009) 1,192 exemplares
A Question of Belief (2010) 1,114 exemplares
Drawing Conclusions (2011) 1,008 exemplares
The Golden Egg (2013) 912 exemplares
By Its Cover (2014) 906 exemplares
Beastly Things (2012) 900 exemplares
Earthly Remains (2017) 703 exemplares
The Waters of Eternal Youth (2016) 695 exemplares
Falling in Love (2015) 691 exemplares
The Jewels of Paradise (2012) 576 exemplares
The Temptation of Forgiveness (2018) 562 exemplares
Unto Us a Son is Given (2019) 539 exemplares
Trace Elements (2020) 481 exemplares
Transient Desires (2021) 454 exemplares
Give Unto Others (2022) 352 exemplares
So Shall You Reap (2023) 257 exemplares
My Venice and Other Essays (2005) 200 exemplares
Brunetti's Cookbook (2009) 188 exemplares
Wandering through Life: A Memoir (2023) 67 exemplares
Gondola (1900) 37 exemplares
Venetian Curiosities (2000) 26 exemplares
Eine Amerikanerin in Venedig (2000) 14 exemplares
Latin Lover. Von Männern und Frauen (1999) — Autor — 12 exemplares
Le Don du mensonge (2023) 4 exemplares
Cair de Amores (2017) 4 exemplares
Restos Mortais (2017) 3 exemplares
Death at La Fenice and Friends in High Places [video] — Original novel — 3 exemplares
SOS Title Unknown 3 exemplares
A Refiner's Fire (2024) 3 exemplares
Esclaus del desig 1 exemplar
Acqua alta 1 exemplar
Laske lapsukesed olla (2024) 1 exemplar
Odjur (2022) 1 exemplar
18 titres 1 exemplar

Associated Works

The Zebra-Striped Hearse (1962) — Posfácio, algumas edições525 exemplares
Brunetti's Venice: Walks with the City's Best-Loved Detective (2008) — Introdução — 129 exemplares
A Venetian Reckoning and Dressed for Death [video] (2002) — Original novel — 8 exemplares
Fatal Remedies and A Noble Radiance [video] (1997) — Original novel — 5 exemplares
Plaatsen van misdaad : fragmenten uit dertien topthrillers (2004) — Contribuidor — 4 exemplares
Willful Behavior and Blood From a Stone [video] (2008) — Original novel — 3 exemplares
Quietly in Their Sleep and Acqua Alta [video] — Original novel — 3 exemplares
By Its Cover [video] (2018) — Original novel — 3 exemplares
Doctored Evidence and Uniform Justice [video] — Original novel — 2 exemplares
Through a Glass, Darkly & Suffer the Little Children [video] (2011) — Original novel — 2 exemplares
The Girl of His Dreams and About Face [video] (2013) — Original novel — 1 exemplar
Acqua Alta and Death at La Fenice [video] (2004) — Original novel — 1 exemplar
Friends in High Places and A Sea of Troubles [video] (2006) — Original novel — 1 exemplar
Quietly in Their Sleep and Uniform Justice [video] (2005) — Original novels — 1 exemplar
Death in a Strange Country and Doctored Evidence [video] (2006) — Original novel — 1 exemplar
About Face [video] (2012) — Original novel — 1 exemplar
A Question of Belief & Drawing Conclusions [video] (2014) — Original novel — 1 exemplar

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Conhecimento Comum

Data de nascimento
1942
Sexo
female
Nacionalidade
USA
Local de nascimento
Montclair, New Jersey, USA
Locais de residência
Venècia, Véneto, Itàlia
Ocupações
professor (Literature)
novelist
Agente
Diogenes Verlag, Zürich

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Donna Leon has lived in Venice for about 30 years. She was a lecturer in English Literature for the University of Maryland University College-Europe in Italy, and then a professor at the American military base of Vicenza. She stopped teaching to concentrate on writing and other cultural activities, especially Baroque music.

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La Serenissima & Dordogne Mystery Read Along em 75 Books Challenge for 2021 (Janeiro 2022)
La Serenissima & Dordogne Mystery Read Along em 75 Books Challenge for 2020 (Janeiro 2021)

Críticas

Las joyas del Paraíso
Donna Leon
Publicado: 2012 | 232 páginas
Novela Intriga

Caterina Pellegrini, experta en ópera del Barroco, rastrea la existencia de una valiosa herencia en unos documentos hallados por los descendientes de un genial compositor vinculado a la Iglesia católica. Caterina se adentra en la Venecia de finales del siglo XVII, investigando, sin proponérselo, la supuesta implicación del músico en el crimen más famoso de la época. En Las joyas del Paraíso, Donna Leon reúne sus tres grandes pasiones: la novela negra, la ciudad de Venecia y la música barroca. Una trama magistral, como la mejor aria, la partitura perfecta, aquella en la que cada nota, cada protagonista, esconde su propio secreto. Las joyas del paraíso, sobre la vida del compositor del siglo XVII Agostino Steffani. Proyecto en común con la mezzosoprano Cecilia Bartoli, que grabó a su vez el disco «Mission».… (mais)
 
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libreriarofer | 38 outras críticas | Feb 19, 2024 |
The setup for the mystery was weak, made Paola seem silly and childish, and would Brunetti have been assigned the case in which his wife was suspected to have some involvement? I wouldn't think so....still love the series, this wasn't a favorite.
 
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almin | 41 outras críticas | Feb 16, 2024 |

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Estatísticas

Obras
72
Also by
18
Membros
40,463
Popularidade
#434
Avaliação
½ 3.7
Críticas
1,459
ISBN
1,757
Línguas
25
Marcado como favorito
94

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