Death at La Fenice - Chapters 8-9 Summary & Analysis

Donna Leon
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Chapters 8-9 Summary

In Chapter 8, Brunetti goes to see Flavia at Brett Lynch's apartment. The upper part of the old building has been restored, and Flavia's expensively renovated apartment has skylights that could never have been approved through any normal route with the city planners. Brunetti tells Flavia and Brett that the cause of death was definitely cyanide in the coffee. Brett makes it clear that she and the maestro disliked each other, while Flavia says that she shared professional respect with the victim and so got along well with him.

When Brunetti asks about Flavia's personal feelings toward Wellauer, she seems to dislike it. She finally admits that she did not like Wellauer personally, but she cannot, or will not, give a reason for her dislike. However, she seems to suddenly get frustrated with the conversation, and Flavia admits that Wellauer accused her...

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