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The Snack Thief

Inspector Montalbano Mystery

Andrea Camilleri - Author

Stephen Sartarelli - Translator

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ISBN 9780142004739 | 304 pages | 31 May 2005 | Penguin | 5.23 x 7.67in | 18 - AND UP
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In the third book in Andrea Camilleri's Inspector Montalbano series, the urbane and perceptive Sicilian detective exposes a viper's nest of government corruption and international intrigue in a compelling new case. When an elderly man is stabbed to death in an elevator and a crewman on an Italian fishing trawler is machine-gunned by a Tunisian patrol boat off Sicily's coast, only Montalbano suspects the link between the two incidents. His investigation leads to the beautiful Karima, an impoverished housecleaner and sometime prostitute, whose young son steals other schoolchildren's midmorning snacks. But Karima disappears, and the young snack thief's life—as well as Montalbano's—is on the line...


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