Terracotta Dog

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The Terracotta Dog opens with a mysterious tete-a-tete with a Mafioso, some inexplicably abandoned loot from a supermarket heist, and some dying words that lead Inspector Montalbano gives to a secret grotto in a mountain cave where two young lovers dead fifty years ago and still embracing are watched over by a life-size terracotta dog. Montalbanos passion to solve this old crime takes him, heedless of personal danger, on a journey through the islands past and into a familys dark heart amid the horrors of World War II.Andrea Camilleris 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 novels of Andrea Camilleri breath out the sense of place, the sense of humour, and the sense of despair that fill the air of Sicily. To read him is to be taken to that glorious, tortured island - Donna Leon. Both farcical and endearing, Montalbano is a cross between Columbo and Chandlers Philip Marlowe, with the added culinary idiosyncrasies of an Italian Maigret - Guardian.



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The Terracotta Dog opens with a mysterious tete-a-tete with a Mafioso, some inexplicably abandoned loot from a supermarket heist, and some dying words that lead Inspector Montalbano gives to a secret grotto in a mountain cave where two young lovers dead fifty years ago and still embracing are watched over by a life-size terracotta dog. Montalbanos passion to solve this old crime takes him, heedless of personal danger, on a journey through the islands past and into a familys dark heart amid the horrors of World War II.Andrea Camilleris 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 novels of Andrea Camilleri breath out the sense of place, the sense of humour, and the sense of despair that fill the air of Sicily. To read him is to be taken to that glorious, tortured island - Donna Leon. Both farcical and endearing, Montalbano is a cross between Columbo and Chandlers Philip Marlowe, with the added culinary idiosyncrasies of an Italian Maigret - Guardian.
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Title Terracotta Dog Height 197 mm
Andrea Camilleri , AndreaCamilleri Width 130 mm
ISBN-13 9780330492911 Binding Paperback
ISBN-10 #0330492918 Spine Width 22 mm
Publisher Pan MacMillan Pages 352
Edition 2010 Availability In Stock

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