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The Shape of Water By Andrea Camilleri

The Shape of Water by Andrea Camilleri

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Inspector Montalbano makes his first appearance in this bestselling, award-winning series.

The Shape of Water Summary

The Shape of Water by Andrea Camilleri

The Shape of Water is the first in Andrea Camilleri's wry, brilliantly compelling Sicilian crime series, featuring Inspector Montalbano.

When the body of respected and prominent engineer Silvio Luparello is discovered in the Pasture, a rubbish-strewn site brimming with drug dealers and prostitutes, the coroner's verdict is death from natural causes - refreshingly unusual for Sicily.

But Inspector Salvo Montalbano of the Vigata police force, as honest as he is streetwise and as scathing to fools and villains as he is compassionate to their victims, is not ready to close the case, despite pressure from Vigata's police chief, judge, and bishop.

Picking his way through a labyrinth of high-comedy corruption, carefully planted false clues, trigger-happy Mafia members, and delicious Sicilian fare, Montalbano can be relied on, whatever the cost, to get to the heart of the matter.


The Shape of Water is followed by the second in this phenomenal series, The Terracotta Dog.

The Shape of Water Reviews

Among the most exquisitely crafted pieces of crime writing available today . . . Simply superb * Sunday Times *
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 *
One of fiction's greatest detectives and Camilleri is one of Europe's greatest crime writers * Daily Mail *

About Andrea Camilleri

Andrea Camilleri was one of Italy's most famous contemporary writers. The Inspector Montalbano series, which has sold over 65 million copies worldwide, has been translated into thirty-two languages and was adapted for Italian television, screened on BBC4. The Potter's Field, the thirteenth book in the series, was awarded the Crime Writers' Association's International Dagger for the best crime novel translated into English. In addition to his phenomenally successful Inspector Montalbano series, he was also the author of the historical comic mysteries Hunting Season and The Brewer of Preston. He died in Rome in July 2019.

Additional information

GOR011110388
9781529042023
152904202X
The Shape of Water by Andrea Camilleri
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Pan Macmillan
2020-08-20
256
N/A
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