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Death at Sea

  • Kartonierter Einband
  • 304 Seiten
Montalbano's colleagues, chance encounters, Sicilian mores, even the contents of his fridge are described with the wit and gusto t... Weiterlesen
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Beschreibung

Montalbano's colleagues, chance encounters, Sicilian mores, even the contents of his fridge are described with the wit and gusto that make this narrator the best company in crime fiction today

Vorwort
A collection of eight ingenious short stories following Inspector Montalbano's investigations into Sicily's murky underworld, all served with Camilleri's trademark wit, and Montalbano's typical appetite.

Autorentext
Andrea Camilleri is one of Italy's most famous contemporary writers. His books have sold over 65 million copies worldwide. He lives in Rome. The Inspector Montalbano series, which began with The Shape of Water, has been translated into thirty-two languages and was adapted for Italian television, screened on BBC4. The Potter's Field, the thirteenth book in the series, was awarded the Crime Writers' Association's International Dagger for the best crime novel translated into English. In addition to his phenomenally successful Inspector Montalbano series, he is also the author of the historical comic mysteries Hunting Season and The Brewer of Preston.

Klappentext

'Among the most exquisitely crafted pieces of crime writing available today . . . simply superb' Sunday Times

From the title story, 'Death at Sea', in which an alleged manslaughter upon a fishing trawler leads Inspector Montalbano to uncover an even more sinister crime, Andrea Camilleri's series of short stories takes his readers through eight cunning cases from the Vigàtan police files.

The mysteries include an arson attack on a hotel that places the distraught owner as the chief suspect; the intriguing case of a woman who disappeared with a million lira in her handbag; and a threat on Montalbano's own life, as an anonymous motorcyclist takes a shot at the detective.

Featuring stories adapted for BBC4's Inspector Montalbano series, this is the perfect place to start reading Italy's favourite crime author.



Zusammenfassung

Adapted for BBC4's Inspector Montalbano

From the title story, Death at Sea, in which the alleged manslaughter of an engineer upon a fishing trawler leads Inspector Montalbano to uncover an even more sinister crime, Andrea Camilleri takes his readers through eight cunning cases from the Vigàtan police files.

Starting with an arson attack on a hotel which leaves the distraught owner as the chief suspect; to the mysterious case of a woman who goes missing in an underpass with a million lire in her handbag; to a threat on Montalbano's own life, as an anonymous motorcyclist takes a shot at the detective.

Featuring stories adapted for BBC4's Inspector Montalbano, this is the perfect place to start reading Sicily's favourite crime author.



Inhalt

  • Section - 1: Room Number Two
  • Section - 2: Double Investigation
  • Section - 3: Death at Sea
  • Section - 4: The Stolen Message
  • Section - 5: The Transaction
  • Section - 6: Standard Procedure
  • Section - 7: The Apricot
  • Section - 8: The Honest Thief

Produktinformationen

Titel: Death at Sea
Übersetzer:
Autor:
EAN: 9781509809127
ISBN: 978-1-5098-0912-7
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber: Pan macmillan Ltd.
Genre: Romane & Erzählungen
Anzahl Seiten: 304
Gewicht: g
Größe: H234mm x B153mm
Jahr: 2018
Auflage: Air Iri OME