The Waters of Eternal Youth : Brunetti 25
by Donna Leon
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In The Waters of Eternal Youth, the twenty-fifth episode of the famous Brunetti series, our’Commissario finds himself sucked into a case that cannot be a crimeBrunetti investigates a case of homicide at the request of the great Contessa Lando-Continui, a friend of Brunetti’s mother the lawFifteen years ago the teenage granddaughter Contessa, Manuela, was found drowning in a canalShe was saved from the canal at the last moment, but in many ways it was too late; she suffered severe brain damage and her life was never the same.Once a horse riding enthusiast, Manuela, now thirty years old, can not remember the accident, or his horse, and lives trapped in an eternal youthThe Contessa, not convinced that it was an accident, implores Brunetti to find the culprit, she believes she was responsible for the ruin of Manuela’s lifeFrom a mixture of curiosity, pity and a will to meet the demands of a grandmother’s love, Brunetti reopens the caseBut once he starts investigating, Brunetti finds a past trouble, and a dark story of his heartThe Waters of Eternal Youth is flooded in the rhythms and contemporary concerns of Venetian life, from historical preservation, to housing, to new waves of African migrants, all encircling the haunting story of a woman trapped in a perpetual childhood
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