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He's a good guy, with good intentions, but he's also a bad guy, acting before he thinks.
The setting and era are irresistable, but the story is both murky and weak, and there was little movement for the characters.
Venice is a particularly appealing backdrop for this part mystery, part love story, and all intriguing novel.
Interesting plot with intricate details that keep the suspense throughout. Another good novel from Joseph Kanon. I highly recommend it.Published 2 days ago by Patrick Hurley
So be prepared to follow twists and turns through a stunningly realistic post-war Venetian world. Stay alert! You will be rewarded.Published 8 days ago by Bruce A. Mcallister
Very good who did it book. Liked it because am reading a lot of books that take place during and after the 2nd world war. Well with the time and money.Published 11 days ago by tom
Intricate web of deceit in immediate post-war Venice, where Adam, a G-2 investigator in the US Army scrubbing for Nazis and collaborators, visits his rich American mother, a... Read morePublished 18 days ago by Grace Fortiter
I really liked the opening sequences, set in Venice right after WWII but I hated the middle chapters, finding them tedious. Read morePublished 25 days ago by Tamburlaine
I read this book twice. About fifty pages in, I realized I had read it. Kept going because I forgot how it ended. Just as good the second time!Published 26 days ago by Frances A. Slemrod
Kanon is good and evokes a feel for Venice that is palpable. The plot reels you in and before long you are on the edge of your seat wondering what's going to happen next. Read morePublished 29 days ago by D. B. Hopkins
This one certainly kept me biting my nails and at times I wanted to strangle Claudia and Adam, too. Can't wait for my book club tomorrow night to see what they all think of it.Published 1 month ago by A. Fraser