Synopses & Reviews
In time for Andrea Camilleri's ninetieth birthday, the nineteenth installment of his irresistible New York Times
bestselling Inspector Montalbano Mystery series
Mystery lovers and armchair travelers alike adore Andrea Camilleri's Inspector Montalbano seriesfour of his last five books were on the New York Times bestseller list.
A Beam of Light opens with the Minister of the Interior stopping off in Vigàta on the way to Lampedusa, where thousands of Tunisian immigrants have come ashore. Hoping to avoid the commotion, Inspector Montalbano takes refuge in the towns new art gallery, where he meets its beautiful owner Marian and his commitment to his long-term girlfriend Livia wavers. But soon, a vicious attack spurs Montalbano to investigate a series of crimesincluding assault, arms trafficking, and stolen works of artculminating with an illuminating surprise.
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.