Synopsis of Death in a Strange Country
Early one morning Guido Brunetti, Commissario of the Venice Police, confronts a grisly sight when the body of a young man is fished out of a fetid Venetian canal.
All the clues point to a violent mugging, but for Brunetti, robbery seems altogether too convenient a motive.
Then something very incriminating is discovered in the dead man’s flat – something which points to the existence of a high-level cabal – and Brunetti becomes convinced that somebody, somewhere, is taking great pains to provide a ready-made solution to the crime …
Synopsis of Death in a Strange Country taken from Amazon