The Patience of the Spider
Publish date: May 1st 2010
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, Food And Drink
, Mystery Thriller
, Italian Literature
Series: Inspector Montalbano (#8)
Like all the Montalbano novels, "The Patience of the Spider" is also filled with lively dialogue, sharply observed descriptions, vibrant characterization and dramatic shifts in tone. The relationship with Livia is skilfully handled, but this time I couldn't stand Livia's presence and discourse. It l...
I'm not sure what I like most - Camilleri's stories, Stephen Sartarelli's translations, or Sicily, but it's always a joy to pick up a new Inspector Montalbano story. In fact, I know I'd hate to actually live in Sicily - it's far too hot for me - but Camilleri makes you want to be there anyway.The Mo...
I love this series. We rejoin Montalbano 2 weeks after the event of Rounding the Mark. On leave after being shot, Montalbano is dragged back to work after a young woman is kidnapped. Kidnapping in Sicily is a business, with its traditions and its rules. Montalbano watches has time grows short and no...
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