I’m in Venice where an old woman has been found brutally murdered in her flat. The prime suspect is her Romanian maid, who has fled the scene. Commissario Brunetti decides unofficially to take on the case himself.
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For Teaser Tuesday quote two or three sentences from the book you’re currently reading – without giving away any spoilers. This weekly event is hosted by Mizb.
I’ve just begun reading Doctored Evidence by Donna Leon. This quote is from the opening paragraph on page 1:
She was an old cow and he hated her. Because he was a doctor and she his patient, he felt guilty about hating her, but not so guilty as to make him hate her any the less. Nasty, greedy, ill-tempered, forever complaining about her health and the few people who still had the stomach for her company, Maria Grazia Battestini was a woman about whom nothing good could be said, not even by the most generous of souls.