The Jewels of Paradise (Paperback)
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The Jewels of Paradise (Paperback)

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Paperback Published: 03/10/2013
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This is from the bestselling author of the Brunetti crime series comes. The Jewels of Paradise, a gripping tale of intrigue, music, history and greed and Donna Leon's first stand-alone novel. Caterina Pellegrini is a young Venetian musicologist hired to find the rightful heir to an alleged treasure concealed by a once-famous, but now almost forgotten, baroque composer. Sworn to secrecy, Caterina can solve the mystery only by searching through the papers contained in two chests that have not been opened for centuries. As she delves into all quarters of his life, she is drawn into one of the most scandalous affairs of the baroque era. What dark secrets do these chests hold, and just whom can she trust?

Publisher: Cornerstone
ISBN: 9780099580270

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“Avoid like the plague...”

‘The Jewels of Paradise’ is probably the worst book I’ve read in a long time. It has no depth, the characters are not credible, not to mention one dimensional, and the plot is slow and is like wading through treacle.... More

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