Tuesday, March 28, 2017

The Girl from Venice by Martin Cruz Smith

The Girl from VeniceThe Girl from Venice by Martin Cruz Smith
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

A fast paced story of adventure, intrigue and love during the final days of World War 2, 'The Girl from Venice' was an interesting and entertaining read. Another reader descriptor the authors writing style as "sparse" and I would have to agree. There were a few action scenes that were difficult to follow, but overall the book had interesting characters and a few twists and turns to keep in interesting. The story follows Cenzo, a fisherman from a small village outside of Venice. When Cenzo finds a girl floating in the lagoon his adventure begins. Fans of crime fiction will like the plot and historical fiction fans will love the settings and minor characters. 'The Girl from Venice' is an interesting read.

I won this book through Goodreads' giveaway program in exchange for an honest review.

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