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The Patience of the Spider - Andrea Camilleri
The Patience of the Spider
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Format: papier
ISBN: 9780330442244
Publisher: Picador
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
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drallapaul
drallapaul rated it
4.5 Nice light read - a Sicilian mystery story
Montalbano at his best! As he recovers from the shooting in the last book, he is involved in a case in which a young girl is kidnapped. All is not as it seems - and I was able to partly predict what had happened (which is always a shame). Engaging and fun, this is a nice light read.
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios rated it
4.0
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...
Novel Tease
Novel Tease rated it
4.0
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...
What I'm reading
What I'm reading rated it
4.0 The Patience of the Spider (Inspector Montalbano Mysteries)
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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