Andrea Camilleri The Dance Of The Seagull

ISBN 13: 9781447228721

The Dance Of The Seagull

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9781447228721: The Dance Of The Seagull

A young Don Juan is found murdered in front of his apartment building early one morning, and an elderly couple is reported missing after an excursion to the ancient site of Tindari - two seemingly unrelated cases for Inspector Montalbano to solve amid the daily complications of life at Vigata police headquarters.But when Montalbano discovers that the couple and the murdered young man lived in the same building, his investigation stumbles onto Sicily's brutal "New Mafia", which leads him down a path more evil and more far-reaching than any he has been down before.

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About the Author:

Andrea Camilleri is one of Italy's most famous contemporary writers. The Montalbano mystery series has been translated into nine languages and the novels have been bestsellers all over Europe. The author lives in Rome. Stephen Sartarelli is a poet and translator. He lives in France.

Review:

Praise for "The Dance of the Seagull" "Montalbano's 15th case features more hilarious bark and some satisfying bite."--"Kirkus Reviews" Praise for Andrea Camilleri and the Montalbano Series "There's a deliciously playful quality to the mysteries Andrea Camilleri writes about a lusty Sicilian police detective named Salvo Montalbano." -"The New York Times Book Review" "The novels of Andrea Camilleri breathe out the sense of place, the sense of humor, and the sense of despair that fills the air of Sicily."--Donna Leon "Hailing from the land of Umberto Eco and La Cosa Nostra, Montalbano can discuss a pointy-headed book like "Western Attitudes Towards Death "as unflinchingly as he can pore over crime-scene snuff photos. He throws together an extemporaneous lunch...as gracefully as he dodges advances from attractive women."--"Los Angeles"" Times" "In Sicily, where people do things as they please, Inspector Montalbano is a bona fide folk hero." -"The New York Times Book Review" "Camilleri as crafty and charming a writer as his protagonist is an investigator." -"The Washington Post" "Montalbano is a delightful creation, an honest man on Sicily's mean streets." -"USA"" Today" "Camilleri can do a character's whole backstory in half a paragraph." -"The New Yorker" "The books are full of sharp, precise characterizations and with subplots that make Montalbano endearingly human... Like the antipasti that Montalbano contentedly consumes, the stories are light and easily consumed, leaving one eager for the next course."--"New York"" Journal of Books" "This series is distinguished by Camilleri's remarkable feel for tragicomedy, expertly mixing light and dark in the course of producing novels that are both comforting and disturbing." -"Booklist" "Sublime and darkly humorous...Camilleri balances his hero's personal and professional challenges perfectly and leaves the

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