The Track of Sand (Google eBook)
"The novels of Andrea Camilleri breathe out the sense of place, the sense of humor, and the sense of despair that fill the air of Sicily."
Inspector Salvatore Montalbano wakes from strange dreams to find a gruesomely bludgeoned horse carcass in front of his seaside home. When his men came to investigate, the carcass has disappeared, leaving only a trail in the sand. Then his home is ransacked and the inspector is certain that the crimes are linked. As he negotiates both the glittering underworld of horseracing and the Mafia's connection to it, Montalbano is aided by his illiterate housekeeper, Adelina, and a Proustian memory of linguate fritte. Longtime fans and new readers alike will be charmed by Montalbano's blend of unorthodox methods, melancholy self-reflection, and love of good food.
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Review: The Track of Sand (Commissario Montalbano #12)User Review - Macjest - Goodreads
As always, I enjoyed the superb audio cd version. I agree with other observations that it's not the plot that makes the book. I feel so immersed in Inspector Montabano's world whenever I pick up one ... Read full review
Review: The Track of Sand (Commissario Montalbano #12)User Review - Mei - Goodreads
Another solid page-turner from Andrea Camilleri. This time more beautiful, mysterious women enter his life, while things with his long-time girlfriend Livia seem to have taken a back seat. While this ... Read full review
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