Donna Leon’s New Book, Transient Desires, Will Delight Fans of Opera
Donna Leon’s latest standalone novel is set outside the world of the opera, and it will delight fans of opera lovers. Numerous publications have praised Leon, including Time Magazine. Her novels have also been made into television dramas. Moreover, Leon was named as one of Time Magazine’s “6 Detective Series to Savor” and “One of the World’s 50 Greatest Crime Writers” by The Times of London. She combines her love for opera and her love for Venice in her new book.
The book follows the life of a Venice police commissioner, Guido Brunetti, who investigates high-end crimes. It is not graphic and focuses more on criminal motivations. Each book has a significant role for current events and ecology. It is a compelling read that will keep you turning pages for more.
Donna Leon lives in Venice, Italy, where she has lived for the past 25 years. She was an English literature professor at the University of Vicenza before moving to Venice. She also has a background in painting, and her crime novels set in Venice are all set in this idyllic city. Her writing has been recognized with numerous awards and has been translated into many languages. Brunetti won the Silver Dagger award in 2000 from the Crime Writers Association.
Donna Leon’s books should be read in order if you want to really enjoy them. This will allow you to get to know the main characters, and keep you safe from spoilers. This will allow you to see her growth as an author. Leon writes non-fiction books on a variety of subjects, including classical music, Venice, and other topics.
Donna Leon’s new book, Transient Desires, will be released on March 23, 2021. This novel is part a series so it will be interesting for readers to see what she writes next. It’s a fascinating read that will make you feel deeply connected to her characters.
This novel will appeal to fans of Donna Leon’s Commissario Brunnetti series. She has created a character with complex motivations, and a complicated past. She makes Venice feel authentic and believable in the world of crime.
In her crime novels, Donna Leon introduced readers to opera through her series. In the first book, Death at La Fenice, the protagonist, Flavia Petrelli, was suspected of poisoning a German conductor. She introduces readers to another mystery in “The Waters of Eternal Youth”, the second book of the series. It features Maestro Helmut Wellauer, who is also featured in the first book. Brunetti is tasked with solving the mystery of the cyanide-induced suicide of a well-known opera star.