Most widely held works about Andrea Camilleri
Most widely held works by Andrea Camilleri
The terra-cotta dog by Andrea Camilleri ( Book )
72 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in 12 languages and held by 1,314 libraries worldwide
Stumbling on a fifty-year-old mystery involving a pair of lovers whose bodies are found in a mountain cave beside a dog statue, Inspector Montalbano investigates the island's past and traces a family's secret back to World War II.
The shape of water by Andrea Camilleri ( Book )
84 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in 14 languages and held by 1,264 libraries worldwide
Follows Sicilian detective Inspector Montalbano as he investigates the suspicious death of an engineer who had made a name for himself in a small town.
The snack thief by Andrea Camilleri ( Book )
75 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in 12 languages and held by 1,232 libraries worldwide
Suspecting a link between the murder of an elderly man and the shooting of a fisherman, Inspector Montalbano encounters impoverished housekeeper and sometime prostitute Karina, whose young son's life is endangered after she disappears.
Voice of the violin by Andrea Camilleri ( Book )
69 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in 12 languages and held by 1,219 libraries worldwide
Discovering the murdered body of a young woman, Sicilian detective Salvo Montalbano finds suspects in the victim's aging husband, a famous doctor, a missing admirer, an antiques dealer, a close friend, and a reclusive violinist.
The smell of the night by Andrea Camilleri ( Book )
40 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 1,159 libraries worldwide
A "financial wizard," entrusted with the savings of nearly half the retirees of Vigata, mysteriously disappears with the money and a young man who worked for him. In a rather atypical case for Montalbano, the inspector finds himself initially shut out of the investigation by the ever hostile commissioner Bonetti-Alderighi and forced to work from the shadows.
Rounding the mark by Andrea Camilleri ( Book )
39 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,074 libraries worldwide
Two seemingly unrelated deaths take Inspector Montalbano deep into a secret world of illicit trafficking in human lives, and the investigation tests the limits of his physical, psychological, and moral endurance.
August heat by Andrea Camilleri ( Book )
28 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,034 libraries worldwide
When a colleague extends his summer vacation, Inspector Salvo Montalbano is forced to stay in VigA ta and endure the August heat. Montalbanoas long-suffering girlfriend, Livia, joins him with a friendahusband and young son in towato keep her company during these dog days of summer. But when the boy suddenly disappears into a narrow shaft hidden under the familyas beach rental, Montalbano, in pursuit of the child, uncovers something terribly sinister. As the inspector spends the summer trying to solve this perplexing case, Livia refuses to answer his callsaand Montalbano is left to take a plunge that will affect the rest of his life. Fans of the Sicilian inspector as well as readers new to this increasingly popular series will enjoy following the melancholy but unflinchingly moral Montalbano as he undertakes one of the most shocking investigations of his career.
The patience of the spider by Andrea Camilleri ( Book )
38 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 1,023 libraries worldwide
Still recovering from his gunshot wound, Inspector Montalbano is feeling the weight of his years, and of his solitude. He's getting softer, more introspective, and critical of his life choices. But if withdrawing from society has become natural of late, he'll soon be forced to interact with others, compelled to intervene as a web of hatred and secrets threatens to squeeze its victims to death. This is Montalbano's most unusual and challenging case yet - and the one that will either change him or break him.
The wings of the Sphinx by Andrea Camilleri ( Book )
29 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 981 libraries worldwide
A young woman is found dead, her face half shot off and only a tattoo of a sphinx moth giving any hint of her identity. The tattoo links her to three similarly marked girls--all victims of the underworld sex trade--who have been rescued from the Mafia night-club circuit by a prominent Catholic charity. When Inspector Salvo Montalbano delves into the case, his inquiries elicit an outcry from the Church--and soon the three other girls are all missing.
The paper moon by Andrea Camilleri ( Book )
34 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 978 libraries worldwide
The moody Inspector Montalbano is further beset by the existential questions that have been plaguing him of late. But he doesn't have much time to wax philosophical before the gruesome murder of a man--shot at point-blank range in the face with his pants down--commands his attention. Add two evasive, beautiful women as prime suspects, some dirty cocaine, mysterious computer codes, and a series of threatening letters, and things soon get very complicated at the police headquarters in Vigàta.
Excursion to Tindari by Andrea Camilleri ( Book )
61 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 8 languages and held by 972 libraries worldwide
Sicily's Inspector Salvo Montalbano investigates two seemingly unrelated crimes--the murder of a young Casanova and the mysterious disappearance of an elderly couple during an excursion to Tindari.
The track of sand by Andrea Camilleri ( Book )
22 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 728 libraries worldwide
Montalbano wakes from strange dreams to find a gruesomely bludgeoned horse carcass in front of his seaside home. When his men come to investigate, the carcass disappears, leaving only a trail in the sand. Before long, two people report missing horses - Rachele, a champion equestrian, an Lo Duca, one of the richest men in Sicily. Then Montalbano's home is broken into and is ransacked and he is certain that the crimes are linked. As he negotiates the glittering underworld of legitimate horseracing and the Mafia's connection to it, the scrupulous and melancholy Montalbano is aided by his unorthodox methods, melancholy self-reflection, and love of good food--Cover.
Un mese con Montalbano by Andrea Camilleri ( Book )
49 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 212 libraries worldwide
Thirty short stories.
Gli arancini di Montalbano by Andrea Camilleri ( Book )
28 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 181 libraries worldwide
La Sicile orientale. Un berger prévient la police. Dans un bunker abandonné, il a découvert le cadavre d'une femme. Ce berger n'aurait-il pas un mobile caché ? Montalbano mène l'enquête, et quelque vingt autres dans ce recueil de nouvelles policières.
The paper moon by Andrea Camilleri ( Book )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 176 libraries worldwide
The moody Inspector Montalbano is further beset by the existential questions that have been plaguing him of late. But he doesn't have much time to wax philosophical before the gruesome murder of a man -shot point-blank in the face with his pants down - commands his attention. Add two evasive, beautiful women as prime suspects, and soon things get very complicated at the Vigata police headquarters.
La paura di Montalbano by Andrea Camilleri ( Book )
20 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 170 libraries worldwide
La mossa del cavallo by Andrea Camilleri ( Book )
32 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 169 libraries worldwide
Analyse : Roman policier (énigme).
Il birraio di Preston by Andrea Camilleri ( Book )
46 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 167 libraries worldwide
Un filo di fumo by Andrea Camilleri ( Book )
42 editions published between 1980 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 164 libraries worldwide
Analyse : Roman historique.
The potter's field by Andrea Camilleri ( Book )
12 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 155 libraries worldwide
An unidentified corpse is found near Vigàta, a town known for its soil rich with potter's clay. Meanwhile, a woman reports the disappearance of her husband, a Colombian man with Sicilian origins who turns out to be related to a local mobster. Then Inspector Montalbano remembers the story from the Bible-- Judas's betrayal, the act of remorse, and the money for the potter's field, where those of unknown or foreign origin are to be buried-- and slowly, through myriad betrayals, finds his way to the solution to the crime.
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