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Andrea Camilleri
Andrea Camilleri is the author of the spectacularly successful Montalbano mystery series and many other novels set in nineteenth-century Sicily. His Montalbano novels have been made into an Italian TV series.Photo by T cc-by-3.0 (Own work) [CC BY 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)],... show more



Andrea Camilleri is the author of the spectacularly successful Montalbano mystery series and many other novels set in nineteenth-century Sicily. His Montalbano novels have been made into an Italian TV series.Photo by T cc-by-3.0 (Own work) [CC BY 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons.

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Birth date: September 06, 1925
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"Sai, appena ho cominciato a leggere e anche a capire quello che stavo leggendo, ero affascinato – oltre che dal significato, dal senso – dal suono delle parole." Recensione completa su The History Temple! Clicca qui!
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios rated it 10 months ago
Why is Catarella allowed to have any part in the operation of the station? He'd be an encumbrance even if moved to toilet-cleaning duties. Why does Montalbano never seem to have any means of communicating with the rest of the force on him? It's not that he can't get a signal since he's never shown t...
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios rated it 1 year ago
As with cinema, when I’m reading something like a Camilleri novel, it’s always possible to discuss its heightened reality. You concentrate life, as one does in theater. The proscenium arch for film is its syntax. Some thoughts arise, like when discussing reality. Imagine you ask someone who is talki...
Gatta ci cova
Gatta ci cova rated it 2 years ago
Sembrano inventati, e invece sono veri. Ex banditi di origine italiana, appartenenti a organizzazioni mafiose, espulsi dagli USA e obbligati a vivere nei loro comuni d’origine. Molti partirono in cerca di fortuna e si trovarono invece servitori della malavita. Ne arrivarono circa seicento, classific...
drallapaul
drallapaul rated it 2 years ago
In this case, he investigates the death of a young girl from several years ago as well a the death of an Arab worker and discovers the "usual" corruption and illegal practices as well as being manipulated by some of those involved. His tempestuous relationship with Livia does not improve and he find...
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