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August heat

Author: Andrea Camilleri; Stephen Sartarelli
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Mystery fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrea Camilleri; Stephen Sartarelli
ISBN: 9780143114055 0143114050
OCLC Number: 191929160
Notes: "A Penguin mystery original"--Page 4 of cover.
"An Inspector Montalbano mystery"--Cover.
Description: 278 pages ; 20 cm.
Other Titles: Vampa d'agosto.
Responsibility: Andrea Camilleri ; translated by Stephen Sartarelli.
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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.

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