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The Terracotta Dog

  • Kartonierter Einband
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Zusatztext Both farcical and endearing! Montalbano is a cross between Columbo and Chandler's Philip Marlowe! with the added culinary idiosyncrasies of an Italian Maigret. Informationen zum Autor Andrea Camilleri was one of Italy's most famous contemporary writers. The Inspector Montalbano series, which has sold over 65 million copies worldwide, 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 was also the author of the historical comic mysteries Hunting Season and The Brewer of Preston . He died in Rome in July 2019. Klappentext The Terracotta Dog, the second book in Andrea Camilleri's Inspector Montalbano series, opens with a mysterious tête-à-tête with a Mafioso, some inexplicably abandoned loot from a supermarket heist, and some dying words that lead Inspector Montalbano to a secret grotto in a mountain cave where two young lovers dead fifty years and still embracing are watched over by a life-size terracotta dog. Montalbano's passion to solve this old crime takes him, heedless of personal danger, on a journey through the island's past and into a family's dark heart amid the horrors of World War II. Andrea Camilleri's Inspector Salvo Montalbano has garnered millions of fans worldwide with his sardonic, engaging take on Sicilian small-town life and his genius for deciphering the most enigmatic of crimes.The Terracotta Dog is followed by the third title in this satirical and humorous series, The Snack Thief. âCamilleri writes with such vigour and wit that he deserves a place alongside Michael Dibdin and Donna Leonâ™ Sunday Times Zusammenfassung The Terracotta Dog is the second in Andrea Camilleri's wry, brilliantly compelling Sicilian crime series, featuring Inspector Montalbano....

Both farcical and endearing, Montalbano is a cross between Columbo and Chandler's Philip Marlowe, with the added culinary idiosyncrasies of an Italian Maigret.

Vorwort
'Camilleri writes with such vigour and wit that he deserves a place alongside Michael Dibdin and Donna Leon' Sunday Times

Autorentext

Andrea Camilleri was one of Italy's most famous contemporary writers. The Inspector Montalbano series, which has sold over 65 million copies worldwide, 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 was also the author of the historical comic mysteries Hunting Season and The Brewer of Preston. He died in Rome in July 2019.



Klappentext

The Terracotta Dog, the second book in Andrea Camilleri's Inspector Montalbano series, opens with a mysterious tête-à-tête with a Mafioso, some inexplicably abandoned loot from a supermarket heist, and some dying words that lead Inspector Montalbano to a secret grotto in a mountain cave where two young lovers dead fifty years and still embracing are watched over by a life-size terracotta dog. Montalbano's passion to solve this old crime takes him, heedless of personal danger, on a journey through the island's past and into a family's dark heart amid the horrors of World War II.

Andrea Camilleri's Inspector Salvo Montalbano has garnered millions of fans worldwide with his sardonic, engaging take on Sicilian small-town life and his genius for deciphering the most enigmatic of crimes. The Terracotta Dog is followed by the third title in this satirical and humorous series, The Snack Thief.



Zusammenfassung
The Terracotta Dog is the second in Andrea Camilleri's wry, brilliantly compelling Sicilian crime series, featuring Inspector Montalbano.

Produktinformationen

Titel: The Terracotta Dog
Untertitel: Inspector Montalbano
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EAN: 9780330492911
ISBN: 978-0-330-49291-1
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber: Pan macmillan Ltd.
Genre: Romane & Erzählungen
Anzahl Seiten: 352
Gewicht: 254g
Größe: H197mm x B131mm x T23mm
Jahr: 2005
Auflage: Reprint