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Venice is a particularly appealing backdrop for this part mystery, part love story, and all intriguing novel.
Unlike Kanon's other books, which left me wanting more, I was just happy to finish this book so I could pick up something else.
The setting and era are irresistable, but the story is both murky and weak, and there was little movement for the characters.
Post-war Venice is a city that has survived the war almost intact.
Adam, an American soldier, has been hunting nazis, and comes to Venice at the urging of his mother, who has... Read more
Every character in the book needs an alibi. Suggesting that every reader does too.Published 2 months ago by pneditor
This book about my favourite city was gripping all the way through. He captured the atmosphere of Venice and the historical background of the post-war period. Read morePublished 3 months ago by lumine
This is an enjoyable read, especially if you have visited Venice and can track the locations,
There is a developing tension and a philosophical weight to the themes of... Read more
I live in VENICE...YEAH, a Venice of now and not then. BUt the Venice that is expressed in this book was before my time and yet it in poignantly here even today. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Kindle Customer
If you enjoy WWII settings and suspense you should like this novel. The mood and the descriptions of Venice and its inhabitants were engrossing.Published 7 months ago by Michael Akin
This is among my favorite books. The story is compelling while the
setting in Venice is enlightening. Kanon gives us a little history and a little mystery. Read more
I read this book years ago and remember liking it. Kanon is a wonderful writer and a good storyteller. This book is a good read.Published 10 months ago by joseph dixon