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Camilleri, Andrea

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Works: 925 works in 3,532 publications in 3 languages and 45,342 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery stories  Drama  Film adaptations  Interviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Stories, plots, etc 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author of introduction, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Interviewee, Director, Scenarist, Editor, Annotator, Other
Classifications: PQ4863.A3894, 853.914
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The shape of water by Andrea Camilleri( Book )
31 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,548 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
Voice of the violin by Andrea Camilleri( Book )
25 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,399 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 snack thief by Andrea Camilleri( Book )
26 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,388 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
August heat by Andrea Camilleri( Book )
21 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,380 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 paper moon by Andrea Camilleri( Book )
21 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,307 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
Rounding the mark by Andrea Camilleri( Book )
19 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 1,285 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
The terra-cotta dog by Andrea Camilleri( Book )
14 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 1,251 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 wings of the Sphinx by Andrea Camilleri( Book )
19 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 1,212 libraries worldwide
A young woman is found dead, her face half shot off and only a tattoo of a sphinx moth giving any hint as to 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 nightclub circuit by a prominent Catholic charity. Inspector Montalbano investigates
The patience of the spider by Andrea Camilleri( Book )
18 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,150 libraries worldwide
Still recovering from his gunshot wound, Inspector Montalbano is feeling the weight of his years and has been withdrawing from society, but he will soon be forced to interact with others, compelled to intervene as a web of hatred and secrets threatens to squeeze its victims to death
The potter's field by Andrea Camilleri( Book )
15 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,087 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
Excursion to Tindari by Andrea Camilleri( Book )
26 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 1,062 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 smell of the night by Andrea Camilleri( Book )
15 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 1,011 libraries worldwide
Inspector Montalbano investigates a labyrinthine financial scam that half of the retirees in Vigata have invested their savings in. His cherished Sicily is turning so ruthless that he wonders if any part of it is worth saving
The dance of the seagull by Andrea Camilleri( Book )
13 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 936 libraries worldwide
Before leaving for vacation, Inspector Montalbano witnesses a seagull doing an odd dance on the beach outside his home, when the bird suddenly drops dead. Stopping in at his office for a quick check before heading off, he notices that his right-hand man, Fazio, is nowhere to be found. Montalbano sets out to find him and discovers that the seagull's dance of death may provide the key to understanding a macabre world of sadism, extortion, and murder
The track of sand by Andrea Camilleri( Book )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 866 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
The age of doubt by Andrea Camilleri( Book )
6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 863 libraries worldwide
One night, Inspector Montalbano dreams of a stormy sea, which he knows represents unease and loss of control. The next day, a boat is found in the port of Vigata, and within it, the body of a disfigured corpse. The waterfront has also drawn in an eighty-five-foot luxury boat passengered by fifty carefree souls and a somewhat shadowy crew. They will have to stay in Vigata until the investigation is over--the man, it seems, was poisoned. However, right now, it is the yacht's owner and sailors Montalbano is focused on
Il Commissario Montalbano Detective Montalbano ( visu )
7 editions published in 2010 in Italian and held by 807 libraries worldwide
Detective Salvo Montalbano solves crimes in the town of Vigata, crossing paths with Mafia dons, priests, housewives, liars and saints
Treasure hunt by Andrea Camilleri( Book )
8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 719 libraries worldwide
"In Treasure Hunt, Montalbano is hailed as a hero after news cameras film him scaling a building-- gun in hand-- to capture a pair of unlikely snipers. Shortly after, the inspector begins to receive cryptic messages in verse from someone challenging him to go on a 'treasure hunt.' Intrigued, he accepts, treating the messages as amusing riddles-- until they take a dangerous turn" -- from publisher's web site
Voice of the violin by Andrea Camilleri( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 489 libraries worldwide
Montalbano's gruesome discovery of a naked young woman suffocated in her bed immediately sets him on a search for her killer. Among the suspects are her ageing husband, a famous doctor; a shy admirer, now disappeared; and antiques-dealing lover from Bologna; and the victim's friend Anna, whose charms Montalbano cannot help but appreciate. But it is a mysterious, reclusive violinist who holds the key to this murder
The age of doubt by Andrea Camilleri( file )
12 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 385 libraries worldwide
One night, Inspector Montalbano dreams of a stormy sea, which he knows represents unease and loss of control. The next day, a boat is found in the port of Vigata, and within it, the body of a disfigured corpse. The waterfront has also drawn in an eighty-five-foot luxury boat passengered by fifty carefree souls and a somewhat shadowy crew. They will have to stay in Vigata until the investigation is over--the man, it seems, was poisoned, and it is the yacht's owner and sailors Montalbano is focused on
The age of doubt by Andrea Camilleri( Book )
13 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in Italian and English and held by 354 libraries worldwide
Krimi. Dagen efter en storm finder besætningen på en luksusbåd det vansirede lig af en mand. Mens undersøgelserne finder sted tilbageholder Montalbano skibet og dets noget lyssky besætning og efterhånden mener han at personerne på skibet må vide mere om det fundne lig, end de umiddelbart giver indtryk af
 
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Alternative Names
Camilleri, A. 1925-
Camilleri, Andrea
Camilleri, Andrea, 1925-
Камиллери, Андреа
קאמילרי, אנדריאה
カミッレーリ, アンドレア
Languages
English (314)
Italian (83)
German (2)
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