A Murder in Tuscany

A Murder in Tuscany

Book - 2011
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Investigating the suspicious death of an artistic retreat director, Florence private investigator Sandro Cellini is drawn into the lives of the retreat's artist residents and considers several possible suspects who in turn reveal chilling surprises.
Publisher: New York : Minotaur Books, 2011
Edition: 1st U.S. ed
ISBN: 9780312621025
Branch Call Number: Mystery Kent
Characteristics: 320 p. ; 22 cm
Alternative Title: Fine and private place


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Dec 10, 2016

(The second book in the Sandro Cellini series) A Fine and Private Place (2010)
(A Murder in Tuscany) (The second book in the Sandro Cellini series)
A novel by Christobel Kent

Aug 12, 2016

I thought the story would be interesting enough, murder, mystery, detective, everything I like in a good read, I figured why not? But this was so strangely written, and I mean in the grammatical sense, I had a hard time following the story. I have never seen a writer use so many hyphens, and the sentence structure was really off for me. Was it due to translation? I do not know but it made it really hard to read. How I finished I do not know.

It starts of a little slow, bouncing from one character to another. It didn't get interesting until the second half of the book. The ending was quick and unfinished, not satisfying at all.

Like I said, the premise was good but the characters were uninteresting, the ending unsatisfying, and the writing style, not for me in the least. Why I took the time to finish, well, in for a penny.

Aug 20, 2014

Is this also known as "A Fine and Private Place"?


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