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0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 0.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Andrea Camilleri Narrator: Grover Gardner Publisher: Blackstone Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Inspector Montalbano Mysteries Release Date:
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Witty and entertaining, the Montalbano novels by Andrea Camilleri—a master of the Italian detective story—have become favorites of mystery fans everywhere. In this latest installment, 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’ betrayal, the act of remorse, and the thirty pieces of silver 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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Quotes & Awards

  • “One of the best installments in the entire Inspector Montalbano series.”

    New York Journal of Books

  • “Clever...As usual, Montalbano wants to wrap up [the] cases quickly so he can get back to his real work—sleeping, eating, drinking, and dealing with his long-distance girlfriend, Livia.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “Filled with Camilleri’s usual humor and irreverence, this story will delight more than just his fans. Prolific reader (more than 700 titles to his credit) Grover Gardner has narrated every English translation of this mystery series, and he continues to be the perfect voice for the irascible Montalbano. Recommended.”

    Library Journal (starred audio review)

  • “Montalbano has never been one for just the facts, ma'am, but his thirteenth recorded case goes appealingly over the top into slapstick and character-driven farce. Especially recommended for series fans and mystery readers who enjoy the journey more than the solution.”

    Kirkus Reviews

  • Winner of the CWA International Dagger Award
  • Longlisted for the 2013 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award

Listener Opinions

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Michael | 10/29/2011

    " I'm running out of things to say about Camilleri's novels. If you make it this far in the series, you'll like it. If you dropped off along the way, this one won't change your mind. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Andrea | 10/25/2011

    " I have read it in Italian. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Andrea | 10/20/2011

    " Camilleri is back in form with this entry into the series. What a treat! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by John | 10/11/2011

    " Or 3 1/2. I do not understands why the underlings speak so poorly. "

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