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Unto Us a Son Is Given

(2019)
(Book 28 in the Guido Brunetti series)
A novel by

 
 
SHORTLISTED FOR THE GOLD DAGGER AWARD

The latest bestselling Venice crime novel from celebrated author Donna Leon

As a favour to his wealthy father-in-law, the Count Falier, Commissario Guido Brunetti agrees to investigate the seemingly innocent wish of the Count’s best friend, the elderly and childless Gonzalo, to adopt a younger man as his son. Under Italian inheritance laws, this man would become the sole heir to Gonzalo’s substantial fortune, something which Gonzalo’s friends, including the Count, find appalling. For his part, Brunetti wonders why they're so intent on meddling in the old man's business.

Not long after Brunetti meets with Gonzalo, the elderly man unexpectedly passes away from natural causes. Old and frail, Gonzalo’s death goes unquestioned, and a few of his oldest friends gather in Venice to plan the memorial service.

But when Berta, a striking woman and one of Gonzalo’s closest confidantes, is strangled in her hotel room, Brunetti is drawn into long-buried secrets from Gonzalo’s past. What did Berta know? And who would go to such lengths to ensure it would remain hidden?

Once again, Donna Leon brilliantly follows the twists and turns of the human condition, set against the ebb and flow of Venetian life.

Genre: Mystery

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Hardback Editions

April 2019 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Unto Us a Son Is Given (A Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery)
Author(s): Donna Leon
ISBN: 1-4328-6206-5 / 978-1-4328-6206-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press Large Print
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March 2019 : USA Hardback
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Title: Unto Us a Son Is Given: A Comissario Guido Brunetti Mystery (The Commissario Guido Brunetti Mysteries (28))
Author(s): Donna Leon, Donna Leon
ISBN: 0-8021-2911-0 / 978-0-8021-2911-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Press
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March 2019 : UK Hardback
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Title: Unto Us a Son Is Given: Shortlisted for the Gold Dagger
Author(s): Donna Leon
ISBN: 1-78515-217-3 / 978-1-78515-217-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: William Heinemann
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Paperback Editions

March 2020 : USA Paperback
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Title: Unto Us a Son Is Given: A Comissario Guido Brunetti Mystery (The Commissario Guido Brunetti Mysteries (28))
Author(s): Donna Leon, Donna Leon
ISBN: 0-8021-4838-7 / 978-0-8021-4838-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Grove Press
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September 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: Unto Us a Son Is Given: Shortlisted for the Gold Dagger (Commissario Brunetti 28)
Author(s): Donna Leon
ISBN: 1-78746-319-2 / 978-1-78746-319-6 (UK edition)
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September 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: Unto Us a Son Is Given: Shortlisted for the Gold Dagger
Author(s): Donna Leon
ISBN: 1-78746-320-6 / 978-1-78746-320-2 (UK edition)
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March 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: Unto Us a Son Is Given: Shortlisted for the Gold Dagger
Author(s): Donna Leon
ISBN: 1-78515-218-1 / 978-1-78515-218-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: William Heinemann
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Audio Editions

April 2019 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Unto Us a Son Is Given
Author(s): Donna Leon
Publisher: Random House Audiobooks
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April 2019 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Unto Us a Son Is Given
Author(s): Donna Leon
Publisher: Random House Audiobooks
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March 2019 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Unto Us a Son is Given (The Commissario Guido Brunetti Mysteries)
Author(s): Donna Leon
ISBN: 1-66447-702-0 / 978-1-66447-702-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books, Inc
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March 2019 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Unto Us a Son Is Given
Author(s): Donna Leon
Publisher: Recorded Books
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March 2019 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Unto Us a Son Is Given
Author(s): Donna Leon
Publisher: Recorded Books
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Kindle Editions

March 2019 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Unto Us a Son Is Given: Shortlisted for the Gold Dagger (Commissario Brunetti 28)
Author(s): Donna Leon
Publisher: Cornerstone Digital
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March 2019 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Unto Us a Son Is Given (A Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery Book 28)
Author(s): Donna Leon
Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Press
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