Popular Inspector Montalbano Mysteries Andrea Camilleri Books
Andrea Camilleri fiction writer as written collection of mysteries books set. Inspector montalbano mysteries 5 books set which are bestselling wildly popular books set.
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
Transcripts - Popular Inspector Montalbano Mysteries Andrea Camilleri Books
Popular Inspector Montalbano Mysteries AndreaCamilleri BooksAndrea Camilleri fiction writer as written collection of mysteries books set. Inspectormontalbano mysteries 5 books set which are bestselling wildly popular books set. Titles The Shape of Water (Montalbano 1) The Terracotta Dog (Montalbano 2) The Snack Thief (Montalbano 3) The Voice of the Violin (Montalbano 4) Excursion to Tindari (Montalbano 5)
Descriptions The Shape of Water (Montalbano 1)The goats of Vigata once grazed on the trash-strewn site still known as the Pasture. Now localenterprise of a different sort flourishes: drug dealers and prostitutes of every flavour. But theirdiscreet trade is upset when two employees of the Splendour Refuse Collection Companydiscover the body of engineer Silvio Luparello, one of the local movers and shakers, apparentlydeceased in flagrante at the Pasture. The coroner’s verdict is death from natural causes –refreshingly unusual for Sicily. But Inspector Salvo Montalbano, as honest as he is streetwiseand as scathing to fools and villains as he is compassionate to their victims, is not ready to closethe case – even though he’s being pressured by Vigata’s police chief, judge, and bishop. Pickinghis way through a labyrinth of high-comedy corruption, delicious meals, vendetta firepower,and carefully planted false clues, Montalbano can be relied on, whatever the cost, to get to theheart of the matter. The Terracotta Dog (Montalbano 2)The Terracotta Dog opens with a mysterious tête-à-tête with a Mafioso, some inexplicablyabandoned loot from a supermarket heist, and some dying words that lead InspectorMontalbano to a secret grotto in a mountain cave where two young lovers dead fifty years andstill embracing are watched over by a life-size terracotta dog. Montalbano’s passion to solvethis old crime takes him, heedless of personal danger, on a journey through the island’s pastand into a family’s dark heart amid the horrors of World War II. Andrea Camilleri’s InspectorSalvo Montalbano has garnered millions of fans worldwide with his sardonic, engaging take onSicilian small-town life and his genius for deciphering the most enigmatic of crimes. ‘The novelsof Andrea Camilleri breath out the sense of place, the sense of humour, and the sense ofdespair that fill the air of Sicily. To read him is to be taken to that glorious, tortured island’Donna Leon ‘Both farcical and endearing, Montalbano is a cross between Columbo andChandler’s Philip Marlowe, with the added culinary idiosyncrasies of an Italian Maigret’Guardian The Snack Thief (Montalbano 3)Never has Inspector Montalbano’s character – a unique blend of humor, cynicism, compassion,earthiness, and love of good food – been more compelling than in The Snack Thief. When anelderly man is stabbed to death in an elevator and a crewman on an Italian fishing trawler ismachine-gunned by a Tunisian patrol boat off Sicily’s coast, only InspectorMontalbano suspects a link between the two incidents. His investigation leads to the beautifulKarima, an impoverished house cleaner and sometime prostitute………Continue @ Andrea Camilleri Books