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Currently reading

Roman Blood
Steven Saylor
Progress: 171/401 pages
Dearie: The Remarkable Life of Julia Child
Bob Spitz
Progress: 208/557 pages
Avant-gardes du XXe siècle: arts & littérature, 1905-1930
Serge Fauchereau
Caesar's Commentaries: On the Gallic War and On the Civil War
Julius Caesar
Les bûchers de Bocanegra
Arturo Pérez-Reverte
The Songs of the Kings
Barry Unsworth
Sherlock Holmes: The Complete Novels and Stories: Volumes I and II
Arthur Conan Doyle
The Hobbit
J.R.R. Tolkien, Alan Lee
The Girl of His Dreams (Commissario Guido Brunetti #17) - Donna Leon

Another dark shades of grey Brunetti where the intrigue is weaved into a larger story. Leon tackles intolerance, integration, immigration, guilt, the inegality of the law if you are a Rom child or a high society child.

There are some, very few, ray of light in this (Alvise being the head of a task force, I suspect this will come back in the next books) but it's mostly very dark grey, opening on a burial and ending on another.

Leon is very good at putting the reader inside the story and the emotional impact is very strong. Good but dark.