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The Bridge of Sighs

Olen Steinhauer

The Bridge of Sighs

Library Edition

by Olen Steinhauer

  • 155 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Blackstone Audiobooks .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mystery & Detective - General,
  • Fiction,
  • Unabridged Audio - Fiction/Mystery,
  • Audio Adult: Books On Tape,
  • Suspense

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsNed Schmidtke (Narrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatAudio CD
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9546525M
    ISBN 100786193271
    ISBN 109780786193271

    The bridge and its unforgettable name became particularly famous after Romantic poet Lord Byron referenced it in his book "Childe Harold's Pilgrimage": "I stood in Venice, on the Bridge of Sighs; a palace and a prison on each hand."Author: Melanie Renzulli. Bridge of Sighs is a melancholy book; the title refers to a painting that Bobby is making (he becomes a celebrated artist) and the Venetian landmark, but also to the sadness that pervades even the.

    Bridge of Sighs and Sounds The first book in Olen Steinhauer's series chronicling the cold war through the eyes of an Eastern Bloc homicide squad. The story is brilliant, I thought, and puts the American reader, at least, on a side of the Iron Curtain to which he is not accustomed.   The Bridge of Sighs launches a unique series of crime novels featuring a cast of characters in an ever-evolving landscape, the politically volatile terrain of Eastern Europe in the second half of the 20th century. The Bridge of Sighs is a Edgar Award Nominee for Best First Novel/5(12).

    The Bridge of Sighs is the first in a five-book series of thrillers featuring Emil Brod, a People's Militia homicide investigator, in a fictional Eastern European country during the Cold War, each book covering a decade. This first book is set in amid the debris of WWII/5(61). “A story of constantly evolving complexity and depth [Bridge of Sighs is] Russo’s most intricate, multifaceted novel enormous and enormously moving.” —The Washington Post Book World “A magnificent, bighearted new novel [and] an astounding achievement A .


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Bridge of Sighs, from the beloved Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Empire Falls, is a moving novel about small-town America that expands Russo's widely heralded achievement in Cited by: 3. The Bridge of Sighs is one long-ass bridge. I suppose once you win a Pulitzer Prize, you don't have to submit to pesky things like editing.

In this case, though, it would have been beneficial. The book was too long, and weirdly repetitive/5. The Bridge of Sighs launches a unique series of crime novels featuring a dynamic cast of characters in an ever-evolving landscape, the politically volatile terrain of Eastern Europe in the second half of the 20th century.

The Bridge of Sighs is a Edgar Award Nominee for Best First Novel/5(96). From what I can tell, Bridge of Sighs is the first novel Steinhauer wrote. With Bridge of Sighs, Olen Steinhauer cemented his place in my top five favorite writers. He joins Elmore Leonard, Neal Stephenson, Neil Gaiman, and Paolo Bacigalupi -- all writers I /5.

I loved the characters and the way they relate to each other. "Bridge of Sighs" is a beautiful read of real characters struggling to make sense of the world they live in. His characters try to make the best of the cards they are dealt.

There are a number of themes running throughout the book, /5(). Bridge of Sighs is captivating for its loving attention to the town of Thomaston and the particularities of its downtrodden residents, but even the most innocuous detail maps a world much larger than Thomaston, a generous world that, by the end of the book, comes to seem so familiar, one is.

Bridge of Sighs, from the beloved Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Empire Falls, is a moving novel about small-town America that expands Russo’s widely heralded achievement in. Arthur Quiller-Couch, ed. The Oxford Book of English Verse: – Thomas Hood. – The Bridge of Sighs. And partly it is because “Bridge of Sighs,” like Lucy Lynch, is shaped by touchingly unglamorous honesty and self-doubt, modest qualities to be.

The Bridge of Sighs launches a unique series of crime novels featuring a dynamic cast of characters in an ever-evolving landscape, the politically volatile terrain of Eastern Europe in the second half of the 20th century.

The Bridge of Sighs is a Edgar Award Nominee for Best First Novel/5(16). THE BRIDGE OF SIGHS Olen Steinhauer, Author. Martin's Minotaur $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author Buy this book.

Set in in a small, unnamed Eastern. The Bridge of Sighs (Italian: Ponte dei Sospiri, Venetian: Ponte de i Sospiri) is a bridge in Venice, enclosed bridge is made of white limestone, has windows with stone bars, passes over the Rio di Palazzo, and connects the New Prison (Prigioni Nuove) to the interrogation rooms in the Doge's was designed by Antonio Contino, whose uncle Antonio da Ponte designed the Rialto Design: Arch bridge.

Free download or read online Bridge of Sighs pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Richard Russo. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Hardcover format.

The main characters of this fiction, contemporary story are. The book has been awarded with, and many others/5. Bridge of Sighs is full of these moments of half-occluded revelation, understanding that is compromised by lack of information, nervy compromises between the lives its characters want and the things they finally obtain.

The Bridge of Sighs launches a unique series of crime novels featuring a dynamic cast of characters in an ever-evolving landscape, the politically volatile terrain of Eastern Europe in the second half of the 20th century.

The Bridge of Sighs is a Edgar Award Nominee for Best First : Olen Steinhauer. BRIDGE OF SIGHS by Nevertheless, this is a wise, uplifting book: a big-hearted, often comic, yet sturdily realistic testament to the resiliency of ordinary people who surprise us, and themselves, by coping, rebuilding and moving on.

Kirkus Reviews Issue: Sept. 15, The Bridge of Sighs in Venice connects the Doge Palace to an adjacent prison, and, as Lucy relates, “Crossing this bridge, the convicts—at least the ones without money or influence—came to understand that all hope was lost” [p.

The Bridge of Sighs is the first in a five-book series of thrillers featuring Emil Brod, a People's Militia homicide investigator, in a fictional Eastern European country during the Cold War, each book covering a decade. This first book is set in amid the debris of WWII/5(67).

Buy a cheap copy of The Bridge of Sighs book by Olen Steinhauer. It's August,three years after the Russians liberated the nation from German Occupation. But the Red Army still patrols the capital's rubble-strewn streets, Free shipping over $/5(5).

The Bridge of Sighs, located in Venice, Italy, is several thousand miles from his favorite haunts. Constructed in the 16th century, the Bridge of Sighs crossed the Rio di Palazzo and connected the interrogation rooms of Venetian police with the prisons.

The Bridge of Sighs launches a unique series of crime novels featuring a cast of characters in an ever-evolving landscape, the politically volatile terrain of Eastern Europe in the second half of the 20th century.

The Bridge of Sighs is a Edgar Award Nominee for Best First Novel/5(74). In a series of novels culminating with the Pulitzer Prize-winning Empire Falls, Richard Russo has staked a strong literary claim to the small, dying towns of the northeastern United sixth novel, Bridge of Sighs, mines that familiar ground, but it's a tribute to Russo that in it he has created a cast of memorable characters that reveals the complexity of even the most ordinary lives.The Bridge of Sighs launches a unique series of crime novels featuring a cast of characters in an ever-evolving landscape, the politically volatile terrain of Eastern Europe in the second half of the 20th century.

The Bridge of Sighs is a Edgar Award Nominee for Best First Novel.