The Track of Sand

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Penguin, Oct 26, 2010 - Fiction - 272 pages
8 Reviews
“You either love Andrea Camilleri or you haven’t read him yet. Each novel in this wholly addictive, entirely magical series, set in Sicily and starring a detective unlike any other in crime fiction, blasts the brain like a shot of pure oxygen. Aglow with local color, packed with flint-dry wit, as fresh and clean as Mediterranean seafood — altogether transporting. Long live Camilleri, and long live Montalbano.” A.J. Finn, #1New York Timesbestselling author ofThe Woman in the Window

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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User Review  - lit_chick - LibraryThing

2010, Blackstone Audiobooks, Read by Grover Gardner Book Description: from Audible.com Inspector Salvatore Montalbano wakes from strange dreams to find a gruesomely bludgeoned horse carcass in front ... Read full review

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User Review  - lkernagh - LibraryThing

I last visited Montalbano's Sicily 10 months ago when I read The Wings of the Sphinx. I love how easy it was for me to reconnect with the setting and the characters, almost as if I had never left ... Read full review

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Andrea Camilleriis the bestselling author of the popular Inspector Montalbano Mystery series, as well as a number of historical novels that take place in Sicily. He lives in Italy.

Stephen Sartarelliis an award-winning translator and poet who lives in France.

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