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Donna Leon (author), Janneke Zwart (translator)
De moord op twee vissers ten zuiden van het Venetiaanse Lido leidt commissario Brunetti naar de hechte gemeenschap van het eiland Pellestrina, waar buitenstaanders worden geweerd met een achterdocht die de maffia niet zou misstaan. Signorina Elettra, de secretaresse van Brunettis baas, heeft familie op Pellestrina en meldt zich aan om de zaak op het eiland te onderzoeken. Elettras schoonheid laat
Onrustig tij
Donna Leon
Janneke Zwart
Original language
Original title
A sea of troubles
Amsterdam: Cargo, 2013
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About Donna Leon

Donna Leon (; born September 28, 1942, in Montclair, New Jersey) is the American author of a series of crime novels set in Venice, Italy, featuring the fictional hero Commissario Guido Brunetti. In 2003, she received the Corine Literature Prize.

Leon lived in Venice for over 30 years and now resides in the small village of Val Müstair in the mountains of Grisons in Switzerland. She also has a home in Zurich. In 2020 she became a Swiss citizen. She was a lecturer in English literature for the University of Maryland University College – Europe (UMUC-Europe) in Italy and taught English from 1981 to 1990 at an American military base in Italy. She has stopped teaching and concentrated on writing and other cultural activities in the field of music (especially baroque music).

Her Commissario Brunetti novels all take place in or around Venice. They are written in English and have been translated into many foreign languages, but – at Leon's request – not int…Read more on Wikipedia