Commissario Brunetti's hopes of a refreshing family holiday in the mountains are once again dashed when a gruesome discovery is made in Marghera - a body so badly beaten the face is unrecognizable.
Brunetti searches Venice for someone who can identify the dead man.
But he is met with a wall of silence. Then he receives a telephone call from a contact who promises some tantalizing information. And before the night is out Brunetti is confronting yet another appalling and apparently senseless death ...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 352 pages
- Publisher: Pan Macmillan
- Publication Date: 05/01/2002
- Category: Crime & mystery
- ISBN: 9781447201632