By Donna Leon
It's a luminous spring day in Venice, as Commissario Brunetti and Inspettore Vianello come to the rescue of Vianello's buddy Marco Ribetti, who has been arrested whereas protesting opposed to chemical toxins of the Venetian lagoon, merely to be confronted via the fury of Marco's spouse's father, proprietor of a tumbler manufacturing unit at the island of Murano.
But essentially there's one other sufferer who has exposed the in charge mystery of the polluting glass foundries of the island of Murano, and whose physique is located useless in entrance of the furnaces which burn at 1400 levels, evening and day. The sufferer has left clues in a replica of Dante and Brunetti needs to descend into an inferno to find who's burning the land and fouling the waters of the lagoon. a guy is useless - yet will politics and expedience hinder the killer from outstanding back?
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It's a luminous spring day in Venice, as Commissario Brunetti and Inspettore Vianello come to the rescue of Vianello's buddy Marco Ribetti, who has been arrested whereas protesting opposed to chemical toxins of the Venetian lagoon, simply to be confronted via the fury of Marco's spouse's father, proprietor of a pitcher manufacturing unit at the island of Murano.
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However, arrest of lronhand and Baker and the recovery of the casino proceeds they have taken would demonstrate to the world that their murderous actions were those of two common criminals seeking their own profits and not the intentions of patriots. If you do not find them at their homes, I suggest you check Recapture Creek Canyon below the Bluff Bench escarpment and just south of the White Mesa Ute Reservation, lronhand has relatives and friends among the Utes there, and I have heard him talking to Baker about a free flowing spring and an abandoned sheepherder’s shack there.
Everett Emerson Jorie Leaphorn read through the text again. Then he picked up the telephone, dialed the sheriff’s office number, identified himself, asked for the officer in charge and described what he had found at the residence of Everett Jorie. “No use for an ambulance,” Leaphorn said. And yes, he would wait until officers arrived and make sure that the crime scene was not disturbed. That done, Leaphorn walked slowly through the rest of Jorie’s home—looking but not touching. Back in Jorie’s office, the sandhill cranes were again soaring across the computer screen saver, projecting an odd flickering illumination on the walls of the twilight room.
Potts thought about it. “I don’t know why I want to tell you anything, Joe, when you won’t tell me why you’re askin‘. But, let’s see. He used to show up at militia meetings a while back. He was fighting with the BLM, and the Forest Service, and the Soil Conservation Service, or whatever they call it now, over a grazing lease and over a timber-cutting permit, too, I think it was. That had gotten him into an antigovernment mood. I think Baker used to work for him once on that ranch he runs. ” Potts restored his glasses, sat up and looked at Leaphorn.
Through a Glass Darkly (Commissario Brunetti, Book 15) by Donna Leon