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You either love Andrea Camilleri or you haven t read him yet. Each novel in this wholly addictive, entirely magical series, set in Sicily and starring a detective unlike any other in crime fiction, blasts the brain like a shot of pure oxygen...transporting. Long live Camilleri, and long live Montalbano. A.J. Finn, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Woman in the Window
Andrea Camilleri s Inspector Montalbano novels have become an international sensation, with fans eagerly awaiting each new installment.
In Game of Mirrors , Inspector Montalbano and his colleagues are stumped when
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You either love Andrea Camilleri or you haven t read him yet. Each novel in this wholly addictive, entirely magical series, set in Sicily and starring a detective unlike any other in crime fiction, blasts the brain like a shot of pure oxygen...transporting. Long live Camilleri, and long live Montalbano.
A.J. Finn, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Woman in the Window

Andrea Camilleri s Inspector Montalbano novels have become an international sensation, with fans eagerly awaiting each new installment.

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.
  • Produktdetails
  • Commissario Montalbano Vol.18
  • Verlag: Penguin Us
  • Seitenzahl: 288
  • Altersempfehlung: ab 12 Jahren
  • Erscheinungstermin: 31. März 2015
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 195mm x 128mm x 25mm
  • Gewicht: 212g
  • ISBN-13: 9780143123774
  • ISBN-10: 0143123777
  • Artikelnr.: 41122111
Autorenporträt
Andrea Camilleri is the bestselling author of the popular Inspector Montalbano mystery series, as well as historical novels that take place in nineteenth-century Sicily. He lives in Rome. Stephen Sartarelli is an award-winning translator and poet. He lives in France.
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Praise for Andrea Camilleri and the Montalbano Series:

  Camilleri s Inspector Montalbano mysteries might sell like hotcakes in Europe, but these world-weary crime stories were unknown here until the oversight was corrected (in Stephen Sartarelli s salty translation) by the welcome publication of The Shape of Water This savagely funny police procedural prove[s] that sardonic laughter is a sound that translates ever so smoothly into English. The New York Times Book Review
 
  Hailing from the land of Umberto Eco and La Casa Nostra, Montalbano can discuss a pointy-headed book like Western Attitudes Toward Death as unflinchingly as he can pore over crime-scene snuff photos. He throws together an extemporaneous lunch of shrimp with lemon wedges and oil as gracefully as he dodges advances from attractive women. Los Angeles Times
 
[Camilleri s mysteries] offer quirky characters, crisp dialogue, bright storytelling and Salvo Montalbano, one of the most engaging protagonists in detective fiction Montalbano is a delightful creation, an honest man on Siciliy s mean streets. USA Today
 
Camilleri is as crafty and charming a writer as his protagonist is an investigator. The Washington Post Book World 
 
Like Mike Hammer or Sam Spade, Montalbano is the kind of guy who can t stay out of trouble Still, deftly and lovingly translated by Stephen Sartarelli, Camilleri makes it abundantly clear that under the gruff, sardonic exterior our inspector has a heart of gold, and that any outburst, fumbles, or threats are made only in the name of pursuing truth. The Nation
 
Camilleri can do a character s whole backstory in half a paragraph. The New Yorker 
 
Wit and delicacy and the fast-cut timing of farce play across the surface but what keeps it from frothing into mere intellectual charm is the persistent, often sexually bemused Montalbano, moving with ease along zigzags created for him, teasing out threads of discrepancy that unravel the whole. Houston Chronicle
 
Sublime and darkly humorous Camilleri balances his hero s personal and professional challenges perfectly and leaves the reader eager for more. Publishers Weekly (starred review)
 
In Sicily, where people do things as they please, Inspector Salvo Montalbano is a bona fide folk hero. The New York Times Book Review 
 
The books are full of sharp, precise characterizations and with subplots that make Montalbano endearingly human Like the antipasti that Montalbano contentedly consumes, the stories are light and easily consumed, leaving one eager for the next course. New York Journal of Books 
 
The reading of these little gems is fast and fun every step of the way. The New York Sun
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