Dressed for Death (The Anonymous Venetian) by Donna Leon
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Set in Venice
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©1995

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Donna Leon

The Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery Series

Dressed for Death (U.S. Edition)
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JACKET NOTES:  "The body lay on its back. He peered into the shadows, following with his eyes the legs... up to the lacy red underpants that showed under the bright red dress. He stared a moment longer. 'Cazzo!' he exclaimed. 'What's the matter?' the other one asked. 'It's a man.'"Commissario Guido Brunetti's hopes of a refresing family holiday in the mountains are one again dashed when a gruesome discovery is made in Marghere--a body so badly beaten the face is completely unrecognizable.Brunetti searches Venice for someone who can identify the dead man. But he is met with a wall of silence.Then he receives a telephone call from a contact who promises some tantalizing information. And before the nigh is out Brunetti is confronting yet another appalling and apparently senseless death...
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Donna Leon Book List
Death at La Fenice | Death in a Strange Country | The Anonymous Venetian
A Venetian Reckoning | Acqua Alta | The Death of Faith | A Noble Radiance
Fatal Remedies | Friends in High Places | A Sea of Troubles
Wilful Behaviour | Uniform Justice | Doctored Evidence | Blood From A Stone
Through a Glass Darkly | 
Suffer the Little Children | The Girl of His Dreams | About Face
A Question of Belief | Drawing Conclusions | Beastly Things | The Golden Egg
By Its Cover | Falling in Love |  | The Waters of Eternal Youth

Interviews & Articles
MHz Networks Interview with Donna Leon
April 2013 Interview on BBC's Meet the Author
Exclusive Donna Leon Interview
Donna Leon 2003 Interview - La Maga Abbandonata CD
2009 Interview by The Gypsy's Guide Blog
La Serenissima (December 2005)
An American in Venice (Washington Post)
Amazon.de Interview
Meet The Author 2005
March 2005 Interview
New Zealand Herald Interview
Conversation about Acqua Alta (Penguin)
German Interview Translated into English
Swiss EducETH Interview (July-2004)
A Patron of the Arts of Opera and Murder
Barnes & Noble Interview
BBC Radio 4
CBS Sunday Morning
At Lunch With Donna Leon