May Book Club Questions - Death at La Fenice by Donna Leon

Thursday May 06 2010
by Whodunit

The May Mystery Readers Book Club is on May 25th and the book is Donna Leon's DEATH AT LA FENICE. Questions to be discussed are below. Don't forget the book is available in store for 10% off.

1. Leon uses the first half of her book to introduce her character, Commissario Brunetti.  What do we learn about him?
2. How important a character in this book is Venice?  How does the author characterize the city?
3. Is Italian Corruption a major element in this book?
4. What is the significance of the American lady and her skylight windows?
5. Who are serious suspects for the murder in this book?
6. What is Brunetti’s relationship with his wife and family?
7. Is the author’s explanation of the death of the Maesto credible?



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