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Voice of the Violinby Andrea Camilleri
As with most things Italian, this story exudes atmosphere. It has an engaging inspector in Montalbano. Lean yet literate, this series is sure to gain popularity in the U.S. as it already has in Italy.
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Inspector Montalbano, praised as “a delightful creation” (USA Today), has been compared to the legendary detectives of Georges Simenon, Dashiell Hammett, and Raymond Chandler. As the fourth mystery in the internationally bestselling series opens, Montalbano’s gruesome discovery of a lovely, naked young woman suffocated in her bed immediately sets him on a search for her killer. Among the suspects are her aging husband, a famous doctor; a shy admirer, now disappeared; an antiques-dealing lover from Bologna; and the victim’s friend Anna, whose charms Montalbano cannot help but appreciate. But it is a mysterious, reclusive violinist who holds the key to the murder.
Montalbano's gruesome discovery of a lovely, naked young woman suffocated in her bed immediately sets him on a search for her killer. Among the many suspects is a mysterious, reclusive violinist who holds the key to this crime.
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About the Author
Andrea Camilleri is the author of many books, including the Montalbano series, which has been translated into eight languages.
Stephen Sartarelli is a poet and translator.
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