Sam Leith

Books Podcast: Venice, the perfect city for crime fiction

Books Podcast: Venice, the perfect city for crime fiction
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In this week’s books podcast I’m joined by one of the doyennes of crime writing, the brilliant Donna Leon. She talks about her latest Commissario Brunetti novel, Unto Us A Son Is Given, about what Venice gives her as a setting, why she welcomes snobbery towards crime writers, and why she never lets her books be published in Italian.