Death at Sea (Paperback)Andrea Camilleri (author)
- In stock online
Adapted for BBC4's Inspector Montalbano.
A collection of eight ingenious short stories following Inspector Montalbano's investigations into Sicily's murky underworld, all served with Camilleri's trademark wit, and Montalbano's typical appetite.
From the title story, Death at Sea, in which the alleged manslaughter of an engineer upon a fishing trawler leads Inspector Montalbano to uncover an even more sinister crime, Andrea Camilleri takes his readers through eight cunning cases from the Vigatan police files. Starting with an arson attack on a hotel which leaves the distraught owner as the chief suspect; to the mysterious case of a woman who goes missing in an underpass with a million lire in her handbag; to a threat on Montalbano's own life, as an anonymous motorcyclist takes a shot at the detective.
Featuring stories adapted for BBC4's Inspector Montalbano, this is the perfect place to start reading Sicily's favourite crime author.
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 217 g
Dimensions: 197 x 130 x 19 mm
One of fiction's greatest detectives and Camilleri is one of Europe's greatest crime writers * Daily Mail *
Montalbano's colleagues, chance encounters, Sicilian mores, even the contents of his fridge are described with the wit and gusto that make this narrator the best company in crime fiction today * Guardian *
You may also be interested in...
“Superb classic Inspector Montalbano short stories”
If you have ever had the enormous pleasure of watching 'Inspector Montalbano' or 'The Young Montalbano' on TV or DVD & thought about reading some of the original books then 'Death at... More
“Brilliant Collection of Montalbano Short Stories”
Once again, another collection of Montalbano short stories have been published in England, which will keep all Andrea Camilleri very happy. Translated by Stephen Sartarelli, nothing is lost all the fun, the food and... More
Please sign in to write a review