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The golden egg

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In The Golden Egg , as the first leaves of autumn begin to fall, Vice Questore Patta asks Brunetti to look into a minor shop-keeping violation committed by the mayor's future daughter-in-law. Brunetti has no interest in helping his boss amass political favors, but he has little choice but to comply. Then Brunetti's wife, Paola, comes to him with a request of her own. The mentally handicapped man who worked at their dry cleaner has just died of a sleeping pill overdose, and Paola loathes the idea that he lived and died without anyone noticing him, or helping him. Brunetti begins to investigate the death and is surprised when he finds nothing on the man: no birth certificate, no passport, no driver's license, no credit cards. As far as the Italian government is concerned, he never existed. Stranger still, the dead man's mother refuses to speak to the police, and assures Brunetti that her son's identification papers were stolen in a burglary. As secrets unravel, Brunetti suspects that the Lembos, an aristocratic family, might be somehow connected to the death. But why would anyone want this sweet, simple-minded man dead?
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Grouped Work ID 55c73e74-a9f9-7225-5dda-eb836f1d4709
Grouping Title golden egg
Grouping Author leon donna
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series Guido Brunetti mysteries
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subject_facet Brunetti, Guido (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Detective and mystery stories, American, Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction, People with disabilities -- Crimes against -- Fiction, Police -- Italy -- Venice -- Fiction, Venice (Italy) -- Fiction
title_display The golden egg
title_full The Golden Egg, The Golden Egg Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery Series, Book 22, The golden egg / Donna Leon
title_short The golden egg
topic_facet Brunetti, Guido (Fictitious character), Crimes against, Detective and mystery stories, American, Fiction, Investigation, Murder, Mystery, People with disabilities, Police