The Paper Moon
ISBN 9780143113003 | 272 pages | 01 Apr 2008 | Penguin | 8.26 x 5.23in | 18 - AND UP
I.M.P.A.C. Dublin Award: Longlist 2009
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The latest mystery in Andrea Camilleri's internationally bestselling Inspector Montalbano series"Camilleri is as crafty and charming a writer as his protagonist is an investigator."
With their dark sophistication and dry humor, Andrea Camilleri's classic crime novels continue to win more and more fans in America. The latest installment of the popular mystery series finds the moody Inspector Montalbano 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 at point-blank range in the face with his pants down-commands his attention. Add two evasive, beautiful women as prime suspects, some dirty cocaine, mysterious computer codes, and a series of threatening letters, and things soon get very complicated at the police headquarters in Vigàta.
Read translator Stephen Sartarelli's post on the Penguin Blog.
-The Washington Post
"Montalbano is a delightful creation."
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