Donna Leon - Death at La Fenice
Donna Leon discusses her celebrated novel Death at La Fenice.
This month World Book Club talks to award-winning American writer Donna Leon about her celebrated novel Death at La Fenice.
When legendary German conductor Helmut Wellauer is found dead in his dressing room two acts into a performance of La Traviata at Venice’s spectacular opera house, police commissario Guido Brunetti is called in. Despite being used to the corruptions of the city, as labyrinthine as the gorgeously crumbling city itself, Brunetti is shocked at the number of enemies Wellauer has made on his way to the top - but just how many have motive enough for murder?
Find out more by tuning in to hear Donna Leon talking to her readers in the studio and around the world about murder and mystery in Venice.
(Image: Donna Leon. Photo credit: Regine Mosimann/Diogenes Verlag/AG Zürich.)