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Camilleri, Andrea

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Most widely held works by Andrea Camilleri
The shape of water by Andrea Camilleri( Book )

159 editions published between 1994 and 2018 in 9 languages and held by 1,828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows Sicilian detective Inspector Montalbano as he investigates the suspicious death of an engineer who had made a name for himself in a small town
The terra-cotta dog by Andrea Camilleri( Book )

107 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,674 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 )

45 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,648 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
Voice of the violin by Andrea Camilleri( Book )

113 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 1,633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Montalbano's gruesome discovery of a naked young woman suffocated in her bed immediately sets him on a search for her killer. Among the suspects are her ageing husband, a famous doctor; a shy admirer, now disappeared; and 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 this murder
Treasure hunt by Andrea Camilleri( Book )

38 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,434 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
Excursion to Tindari by Andrea Camilleri( Book )

95 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 1,296 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
Game of mirrors by Andrea Camilleri( Book )

30 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,277 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 paper moon by Andrea Camilleri( Book )

29 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 1,256 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 at point-blank range in the face with his pants down - commands his attention. Add two evasive, beautiful women as prime suspects, some dirty cocaine, mysterious computer codes, and a series of threatening letters, and things soon get very complicated at the police headquarters in Vigata
A beam of light by Andrea Camilleri( Book )

36 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Inspector Montalbano falls under the charms of beautiful gallery owner Marian, his longtime relationship with Livia comes under threat. Meanwhile, he is also troubled by a strange dream as three crimes demand his attention: the assault and robbery of a wealthy merchant's young wife, shady art deals, and a search for arms traffickers that leads him deep into the countryside, where the investigation takes a tragic turn
Angelica's smile by Andrea Camilleri( Book )

33 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The seventeenth installment of the beloved New York Times bestselling series that boasts more than 600,000 books in print. The last four books in Andrea Camilleri's Inspector Montalbano series have leapfrogged their way up the New York Times bestseller list, perfectly positioning Angelica's Smile to ascent to even greater heights. A rash of burglaries has got Inspector Salvo Montalbano stumped. The criminals are so brazen that their leader, the anonymous Mr. Z, starts sending the Sicilian inspector menacing letters. Among those burgled is the young and beautiful Angelica Cosulich, who reminds the inspector of the love-interest in Ludovico Ariosto's chivalric romance, Orlando Furioso. Besotted by Angelica's charms, Montalbano imagines himself back in the medieval world of jousts and battles. But when one of the burglars turns up dead, Montalbano must snap out of his fantasy and unmask his challenger
The wings of the Sphinx by Andrea Camilleri( Book )

23 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in English and held by 1,202 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
A voice in the night by Andrea Camilleri( Book )

27 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Two deaths lead Inspector Montalbano into investigations of corruption and power in the twentieth installment of the New York Times bestselling series. Montalbano investigates a robbery at a supermarket, a standard case that takes a spin when manager Guido Borsellino is later found hanging in his office. Was it a suicide? The inspector and the coroner have their doubts, and further investigation leads to the director of a powerful local company. Meanwhile, a girl is found brutally murdered in Giovanni Strangio's apartment{u2014} Giovanni has a flawless alibi, and it's no coincidence that Michele Strangio, president of the province, is his father. Weaving together these two crimes, Montalbano realizes that he's in a difficult spot where political power is enmeshed with the mafia underworld." --
Rounding the mark by Andrea Camilleri( Book )

22 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 1,153 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 Brewer of Preston : a novel by Andrea Camilleri( Book )

88 editions published between 1995 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,113 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"--
The track of sand by Andrea Camilleri( Book )

28 editions published between 2007 and 2018 in English and held by 1,107 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--Cover
The patience of the spider by Andrea Camilleri( Book )

24 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,063 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
Storie di Montalbano by Andrea Camilleri( Book )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in Italian and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La tripla vita di Michele Sparacino by Andrea Camilleri( Book )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eine Erzählung, die von Michele Sparacino handelt, dessen Geburtsdatum der 3. oder 4. Januar 1898 ist (die Uhr des Rathauses geht 10 Minuten vor, und der Säugling kommt rund um die Mitternacht auf die Welt). Diese Tatsache löst ein Chaos aus, ja eine regelrechte italienische Krise... und das weitere Leben des Michele Sparacino verläuft nicht so lebenswert, wie es hätte sein können. "Tief tragisch, lapidar komisch erzählt..." (BA)
La linea della palma : Saverio Lodato fa raccontare Andrea Camilleri by Andrea Camilleri( Book )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in Italian and German and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wenn Andrea Camilleri seinen Lesern erzählt, ist das Ergebnis in millionenfacher Auflage in der ganzen Welt zu finden. Wenn er seinen Enkeln erzählt, ist das eine Familienangelegenheit. Wenn er einem Journalisten in langen persönlichen Gesprächen sein Leben erzählt, ist das ein exklusives Lesevergnügen: Wieso hat der Papst Camilleris Großmutter Elvira einst seinen Platz angeboten? Wieso hat Andrea Camilleri ein Fußballtrauma? Wieso ist Helmut Kohl beinahe ein Sizilianer, und was ist das Lustige an Berlusconi? Auf gewohnt charmante, witzige und intelligente Art gibt er Anekdoten, Geständnisse und Gespräche zum besten. Ein persönlicher Einblick in ein ereignisreiches Leben, ein sehr italienischer Rückblick auf das letzte Jahrhundert und ein ironisch-kritischer Ausblick auf das, was noch kommen mag
I racconti di Nené by Andrea Camilleri( Book )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in Italian and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The shape of water
Alternative Names
Andrea Camilleri écrivain italien

Andrea Camilleri escriptor italià

Andrea Camilleri escritor italiano

Andrea Camilleri Italiaans schrijver

Andrea Camilleri Italian writer

Andrea Camilleri italienischer Schriftsteller

Andrea Camilleri italiensk manusforfattar og skribent

Andrea Camilleri italiensk manusförfattare och författare

Andrea Camilleri italiensk manusforfatter og skribent

Andrea Camilleri italiensk manuskriptforfatter og skribent

Andrea Camilleri pisarz włoski

Andrea Camilleri scriitor italian

Calogero Camilleri, Andrea 1925-

Camilleri, A. 1925-

Camilleri Andrea

Camilleri, Andrea 1925-

Αντρέα Καμιλλέρι

Андреа Камилери

Андреа Камиллери

Камиллери, Андреа

אנדראה קמילרי

אנדראה קמילרי סופר איטלקי

קאמילרי, אנדריאה

קמילרי, אנדראה

أندريا كاميلليري، 1925-

카밀레리, 안드레아


カミッレーリ, アンドレア

The terra-cotta dogAugust heatVoice of the violinExcursion to TindariThe paper moonThe wings of the SphinxRounding the markThe track of sandThe patience of the spider