Rounding the Mark
The earthy and urbane Sicilian detective Inspector Montalbano casts his spell on more and more fans with each new mystery from Andrea Camilleri. Two seemingly unrelated deaths form the central mystery of Rounding the Mark. They will take Montalbano deep into a secret world of illicit... show more
The earthy and urbane Sicilian detective Inspector Montalbano casts his spell on more and more fans with each new mystery from Andrea Camilleri. Two seemingly unrelated deaths form the central mystery of Rounding the Mark. They will take Montalbano deep into a secret world of illicit trafficking in human lives, and the investigation will test the limits of his physical, psychological, and moral endurance. Disillusioned and no longer believing in the institution he serves, will he withdraw or delve deeper into his work?
Publish date: July 25th 2006
Pages no: 272
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, Food And Drink
, Mystery Thriller
, Italian Literature
Series: Inspector Montalbano (#7)
Another good Montalbano detective novel: this one, the seventh I think, involves human trafficking, 2 murders, a lot of temptation, loan sharking - without giving too much of the plot away!As usual, this author manages to write engaging and relevant stories, building up the characters and not overdo...
Rating: 4* of fiveThe Book ReportMontalbano, over fifty and not liking it One Little Bit, decides to take an early-morning, out-of-season swim...and runs smack-dab into a dead guy who's clearly been in the water for a long time. He improvises a tow rope out of his swimsuit for the poor bastard, and ...
This is a reward read. Camilleri is always good even when his novels are average (for him) they are good. This, the seventh Montalbano novel is very good. I dove in and came up for air 3 hours later. Montalbano faces a professional crisis and feels like nothing is worth figthing for anymore as a pol...