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Publisher Comments:

Andrea Camilleri's Inspector Montalbano has garnered millions of fans worldwide with his sardonic take on Sicilian life. Montalbano's latest case begins with a mysterious têtê à têtê with a Mafioso, some inexplicably abandoned loot from a supermarket heist, and dying words that lead him to an illegal arms cache in a mountain cave. There, the inspector finds two young lovers, dead for fifty years and still embracing, watched over by a life-sized terra-cotta dog. Montalbano's passion to solve this old crime takes him on a journey through Sicily's past and into one family's darkest secrets. With sly wit and a keen understanding of human nature, Montalbano is a detective whose earthiness, compassion, and imagination make him totally irresistable.

Synopsis:

Andrea Camilleri's Inspector Montalbano has garnered millions of fans worldwide with his sardonic take on Sicilian life. Montalbano's latest case begins with a mysterious têtê

Synopsis:

Camilleri's Inspector Salvo Montalbano has garnered millions of fans worldwide with his sardonic, engaging take on Sicilian life and his genius for deciphering the most enigmatic of crimes. "The Terra-cotta Dog" is the second offering in the internationally bestselling series.

About the Author

Andrea Camilleri is the author of many books, including his Montalbano series, which has been adapted for Italian television and translated into nine languages.

Stephen Sartarelli is a poet and translator.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780142002636
Translator:
Sartarelli, Stephen
Author:
Sartarelli, Stephen
Author:
Camilleri, Andrea
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Location:
New York, N.Y.
Subject:
Italy
Subject:
Police
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Series
Subject:
Mystery fiction
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
03-10-005
Publication Date:
20050531
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
7.06x4.20x.99 in. .38 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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Product details 352 pages Penguin Books - English 9780142002636 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Andrea Camilleri's Inspector Montalbano has garnered millions of fans worldwide with his sardonic take on Sicilian life. Montalbano's latest case begins with a mysterious têtê
"Synopsis" by , Camilleri's Inspector Salvo Montalbano has garnered millions of fans worldwide with his sardonic, engaging take on Sicilian life and his genius for deciphering the most enigmatic of crimes. "The Terra-cotta Dog" is the second offering in the internationally bestselling series.

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