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The Terra-Cotta Dog (Inspector Montalbano Mysteries)

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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:

Inspector Montalbano's case begins with a mysterious tt tt 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.

About the Author

Andrea Camilleri is the bestselling author of the popular Inspector Montalbano mystery series, bestsellers in Italy and Germany, and adapted for Italian television and translated into German, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Greek, Japanese, Dutch, and Swedish. He lives in Rome.
Stephen Sartarelli is an award-winning translator and poet. He lives in France.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780142004722
Translator:
Sartarelli, Stephen
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Translator:
Sartarelli, Stephen
Author:
Camilleri, Andrea
Author:
Sartarelli, Stephen
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Series
Subject:
Montalbano, Salvo (Fictitious character)
Subject:
Mystery fiction
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Inspector Montalbano Mysteries
Publication Date:
20050531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
7.68x5.14x.61 in. .51 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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"Synopsis" by , Inspector Montalbano's case begins with a mysterious tt tt 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.

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