By Donna Leon

As Venice reports a debilitating heatwave, Commissario Brunetti escapes town to spend time together with his kinfolk. For Ispettore Vianello, notwithstanding, the elements is the very last thing on his brain. it seems that his aunt has turn into keen about horoscopes and has been chickening out quite a lot of funds from the relations enterprise. no longer figuring out what to do, he consults Brunetti and asks permission to path her.

Meanwhile, Brunetti gets a trip from a pal who works on the Commune. it sounds as if discrepancies were happening on the Courthouse regarding a pass judgement on and an usher with a perfect song list. Intrigued, Brunetti asks Signorina Elettra to determine what she will be able to whereas he's away.

When information reaches Brunetti that the usher from the Courthouse has been viciously murdered, he returns to enquire. yet why may anyone need a sturdy guy useless, and what may well his loss of life need to do with the Courthouse discrepancies?

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She paused for a moment on the pavement and sucked the fresh air into her lungs, deciding what to do next. What she wanted to do most of all was to leave work straightaway and drive home to Ystad. She had promised a widow who had called her that morning to visit a house the woman wanted to sell. She worked out how long it would take. An hour, maybe; hardly more. And she had to buy bread. Her husband Robert usually baked all the bread they needed, but that week he hadn't had time. She crossed the square and turned to the left where the bakery was.

They left me a few 78s. I thought I might listen to them tonight. " "That's the way it goes. " Wallander looked at the heap of case notes on his desk. " "I don't quite know what to call it. He's out looking for a young bull that broke out of a field at Marsvinsholm. " "Surely the traffic people can deal with that? " "Shall I send him in, then? " "All right," Wallander said. The knock on his door a few minutes later was so discreet, Wallander wasn't sure at first whether he'd heard anything at all.

Something must have happened to Louise, though. " Wallander said. " "No, thank you," Akerblom said. Wallander nodded and took a notebook out of one of the desk drawers. He used regular note pads he bought himself at the local book shop. He'd never managed to cope with the flood of printed report forms the Central Police Authority used to overwhelm the force with. He'd sometimes thought of writing to Swedish Policeman proposing that whoever invented the forms should be presented with pre-printed responses.

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