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Camilleri, Andrea

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The terra-cotta dog by Andrea Camilleri( Book )

105 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stumbling on a fifty-year-old mystery involving a pair of lovers whose bodies are found in a mountain cave beside a dog statue, Inspector Montalbano investigates the island's past and traces a family's secret back to World War II
August heat by Andrea Camilleri( Book )

35 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a colleague extends his summer vacation, Inspector Salvo Montalbano is forced to stay in VigA ta and endure the August heat. Montalbanoas long-suffering girlfriend, Livia, joins him with a friendahusband and young son in towato keep her company during these dog days of summer. But when the boy suddenly disappears into a narrow shaft hidden under the familyas beach rental, Montalbano, in pursuit of the child, uncovers something terribly sinister. As the inspector spends the summer trying to solve this perplexing case, Livia refuses to answer his callsaand Montalbano is left to take a plunge that will affect the rest of his life. Fans of the Sicilian inspector as well as readers new to this increasingly popular series will enjoy following the melancholy but unflinchingly moral Montalbano as he undertakes one of the most shocking investigations of his career
The snack thief by Andrea Camilleri( Book )

109 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suspecting a link between the murder of an elderly man and the shooting of a fisherman, Inspector Montalbano encounters impoverished housekeeper and sometime prostitute Karina, whose young son's life is endangered after she disappears
Voice of the violin by Andrea Camilleri( Book )

71 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 1,584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Montalbano's gruesome discovery of a lovely, naked young woman suffocated in her bed immediately sets him on a search for her killer
The smell of the night by Andrea Camilleri( Book )

64 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspector Montalbano investigates a labyrinthine financial scam that half of the retirees in Vigata have invested their savings in. His cherished Sicily is turning so ruthless that he wonders if any part of it is worth saving
Treasure hunt by Andrea Camilleri( Book )

33 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Treasure Hunt, Montalbano is hailed as a hero after news cameras film him scaling a building-- gun in hand-- to capture a pair of unlikely snipers. Shortly after, the inspector begins to receive cryptic messages in verse from someone challenging him to go on a 'treasure hunt.' Intrigued, he accepts, treating the messages as amusing riddles-- until they take a dangerous turn" -- from publisher's web site
The paper moon by Andrea Camilleri( Book )

25 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 1,286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The moody Inspector Montalbano is further beset by the existential questions that have been plaguing him of late. But he doesn't have much time to wax philosophical before the gruesome murder of a man -shot point-blank in the face with his pants down - commands his attention. Add two evasive, beautiful women as prime suspects, and soon things get very complicated at the Vigata police headquarters
Excursion to Tindari by Andrea Camilleri( Book )

65 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sicily's Inspector Salvo Montalbano investigates two seemingly unrelated crimes--the murder of a young Casanova and the mysterious disappearance of an elderly couple during an excursion to Tindari
The dance of the seagull by Andrea Camilleri( Book )

16 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 1,230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Before leaving for vacation, Inspector Montalbano witnesses a seagull doing an odd dance on the beach outside his home, when the bird suddenly drops dead. Stopping in at his office for a quick check before heading off, he notices that his right-hand man, Fazio, is nowhere to be found. Montalbano sets out to find him and discovers that the seagull's dance of death may provide the key to understanding a macabre world of sadism, extortion, and murder
Rounding the mark by Andrea Camilleri( Book )

18 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 1,219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two seemingly unrelated deaths take Inspector Montalbano deep into a secret world of illicit trafficking in human lives, and the investigation tests the limits of his physical, psychological, and moral endurance
The age of doubt by Andrea Camilleri( Book )

13 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One night, Inspector Montalbano dreams of a stormy sea, which he knows represents unease and loss of control. The next day, a boat is found in the port of Vigata, and within it, the body of a disfigured corpse. The waterfront has also drawn in an eighty-five-foot luxury boat passengered by fifty carefree souls and a somewhat shadowy crew. They will have to stay in Vigata until the investigation is over--the man, it seems, was poisoned. However, right now, it is the yacht's owner and sailors Montalbano is focused on
Game of mirrors by Andrea Camilleri( Book )

25 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Game of Mirrors, Inspector Montalbano and his colleagues are stumped when two bombs explode outside empty warehouses-one of which is connected to a big-time drug dealer. Meanwhile, the alluring Liliana Lombardo is trying to seduce the Inspector over red wine and arancini. Between pesky reporters, amorous trysts, and cocaine kingpins, Montalbano feels as if he's being manipulated on all fronts. That is, until the inspector himself becomes the prime suspect in an unspeakably brutal crime"--
The wings of the Sphinx by Andrea Camilleri( Book )

18 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 1,182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman is found dead, her face half shot off and only a tattoo of a sphinx moth giving any hint as to her identity. The tattoo links her to three similarly marked girls--all victims of the underworld sex trade--who have been rescued from the Mafia nightclub circuit by a prominent Catholic charity. Inspector Montalbano investigates
The patience of the spider by Andrea Camilleri( Book )

21 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Still recovering from his gunshot wound, Inspector Montalbano is feeling the weight of his years, and of his solitude. He's getting softer, more introspective, and critical of his life choices. But if withdrawing from society has become natural of late, he'll soon be forced to interact with others, compelled to intervene as a web of hatred and secrets threatens to squeeze its victims to death. This is Montalbano's most unusual and challenging case yet - and the one that will either change him or break him
A beam of light by Andrea Camilleri( Book )

29 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,092 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Inspector Montalbano is troubled by a strange dream as three crimes demand his attention and a beautiful gallery owner threatens his longtime relationship with Livia"--
The potter's field by Andrea Camilleri( Book )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unidentified corpse is found near Vigàta, a town known for its soil rich with potter's clay. Meanwhile, a woman reports the disappearance of her husband, a Colombian man with Sicilian origins who turns out to be related to a local mobster. Then Inspector Montalbano remembers the story from the Bible-- Judas's betrayal, the act of remorse, and the money for the potter's field, where those of unknown or foreign origin are to be buried-- and slowly, through myriad betrayals, finds his way to the solution to the crime
The track of sand by Andrea Camilleri( Book )

17 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 1,072 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Montalbano wakes from strange dreams to find a gruesomely bludgeoned horse carcass in front of his seaside home. When his men come to investigate, the carcass disappears, leaving only a trail in the sand. Before long, two people report missing horses--Rachele, a champion equestrian, an Lo Duca, one of the richest men in Sicily. Then Montalbano's home is broken into and is ransacked and he is certain that the crimes are linked. As he negotiates the glittering underworld of legitimate horseracing and the Mafia's connection to it, the scrupulous and melancholy Montalbano is aided by his unorthodox methods, melancholy self-reflection, and love of good food
The Brewer of Preston : a novel by Andrea Camilleri( Book )

21 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The New York Times bestselling author of the Inspector Montalbano series brings us back to Vigàta in the nineteenth century for a rip-roaring comic novel. 1870s Sicily. Much to the displeasure of Vigàta's stubborn populace, the town has just been unified under the Kingdom of Italy. They're now in the hands of a new government they don't understand, and they definitely don't like. Eugenio Bortuzzi has been named Prefect for Vigàta, a regional representative from the Italian government to oversee the town. But the rowdy and unruly Sicilians don't care much for this rather pompous mainlander nor the mediocre opera he's hell-bent on producing in their new municipal theater. The Brewer of Preston, it's called, and the Vigàtese are revving up to wreak havoc on the performance's opening night"--
Montalbano's first case and other stories by Andrea Camilleri( Book )

8 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Inspector Montalbano has charmed readers in nineteen popular novels, and now in Montalbano's First Case and Other Stories, Andrea Camilleri has selected twenty-one short stories, written with his trademark wit and humor, that follow Italy's famous detective through highlight cases of his career. From the title story, featuring a young deputy Montalbano newly assigned to Vigàta, "Montalbano Says No," in which the inspector makes a late-night call to Camilleri himself to refuse an outlandish case, this collection is an essential addition to any Inspector Montalbano fan's bookshelf and a wonderful way to introduce readers to the international bestselling series"--
Hunting Season : a novel by Andrea Camilleri( Book )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in Italian and English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From internationally bestselling author Andrea Camilleri, a brilliant, bawdy comedy that will surprise even the most die-hard Montalbano fans. In 1880s Vigàta, a stranger comes to town to open a pharmacy. Fofò turns out to be the son of a man legendary for having a magic garden stocked with plants, fruits, and vegetables that could cure any ailment-a man who was found murdered years ago. Fofò escaped, but now has reappeared looking to make his fortune and soon finds himself mixed up in the dealings of a philandering local marchese set on producing an heir. An absurd, quirky murder mystery that recalls the most hilarious and farcical scenes of Shakespeare and The Canterbury Tales, Hunting Season will introduce American readers to a refreshing new aspect of one of our best-loved writers."--
 
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Andrea Camilleri italienischer Schriftsteller

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Calogero Camilleri, Andrea 1925-

Camilleri, A. 1925-

Camilleri, Andrea

Camilleri, Andrea 1925-

Αντρέα Καμιλλέρι

Андреа Камилери

Андреа Камиллери

Камиллери, Андреа

אנדראה קמילרי

קאמילרי, אנדריאה

קמילרי, אנדראה

أندريا كاميلليري، 1925-

카밀레리, 안드레아

アンドレア・カミッレーリ

カミッレーリ, アンドレア

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August heatThe snack thiefVoice of the violinThe smell of the nightThe paper moonExcursion to TindariRounding the markThe wings of the Sphinx