Death at Sea: Montalbano's Early Cases

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Penguin, Sep 4, 2018 - Fiction - 288 pages
“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... transporting. Long live Camilleri, and long live Montalbano.”
—A.J. Finn, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Woman in the Window 


Set on the Sicilian coast, a collection of eight short stories featuring the young Inspector Montalbano


In 1980s Vigāta, a restless Inspector Montalbano brings his bold investigative style to eight enthralling cases. From jilted lovers and deadly family affairs to assassination attempts and murders in unexpected places, Death at Sea is the perfect collection to escape into Andrea Camilleri's unforgettable slice of Sicily.
 

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User Review  - Auntie-Nanuuq - LibraryThing

Eight Short Stories featuring Inspector Montalbano and his early cases. 1. "Room Number 2": An explosion rocks a hotel. Room number 2 was occupied, but as all the guests come down stairs to be ... Read full review

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short-stories, series, law-enforcement, Sicily, murder-investigation Camilleri does great short stories! Each is pretty much independent of the others except for the continuing characters, and even if ... Read full review

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Contents

Room Number
Double Investigation
Death at
The Stolen Message
The Transaction
Standard Procedure
The Apricot
The Honest Thief
Copyright

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Andrea Camilleri, a mega-bestseller in Italy and Germany, is the author of the New York Times bestselling Inspector Montalbano mystery series as well as historical novels that take place in nineteenth-century Sicily. His books have been made into Italian TV shows and translated into thirty-two languages. His thirteenth Montalbano novel, The Potter's Field, won the Crime Writers' Association International Dagger Award and was longlisted for the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award.

Stephen Sartarelli is an award-winning translator and the author of three books of poetry.

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