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The potter's field

Author: Andrea Camilleri; Stephen Sartarelli
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Penguin Books, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Mystery fiction
Named Person: Salvo Montalbano, (Fictitious character); Salvo Montalbano, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrea Camilleri; Stephen Sartarelli
ISBN: 9780143120131 0143120131
OCLC Number: 706024179
Language Note: Translation of: Il campo del vasio.
Notes: "A Penguin mystery."
Includes Notes, compiled by Stephen Sartelli (p. 273-277).
Description: 277 pages ; 20 cm.
Other Titles: Campo del vasaio.
Responsibility: Andrea Camilleri ; translated by Stephen Sartarelli.

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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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