The Smell of the Night by Stephen Sartarelli & Andrea Camilleri
(An Inspector Montalbano Mystery)

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The number of Inspector Montalbano fans will continue to grow with this ingenious new novel featuring the earthy and urbane Sicilian detective. Half the retirees in Vigáta have invested their savings with a financial wizard who has disappeared, along with their money. As Montalbano investigates this labyrinthine financial scam, he finds himself at a serious disadvantage: a hostile superior has shut him out of the case, he’s on the outs with his lover Livia, and his cherished Sicily is turning so ruthless and vulgar that Montalbano wonders if any part of it is worth saving. Drenched with atmosphere, crackling with wit, The Smell of the Night is Camilleri at his most addictive.
 

About Stephen Sartarelli & Andrea Camilleri

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ANDREA CAMILLERI is the bestselling author of the popular Inspector Montalbano mystery series, as well as historical novels that take place in nineteenth-century Sicily. His books have been made into Italian television shows and have been translated into seven languages. He lives in Rome. STEPHEN SARTARELLI is an award-winning translator and the author of three books of poetry.
 
Published November 29, 2005 by Penguin Books. 244 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Crime. Fiction

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An intricate plot and a large cast of memorable characters help lift the sixth Inspector Montalbano mystery from Camilleri (The Snack Thief , etc.).

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Camilleri's delightful Inspector Montalbano returns - this time seeking answers to the mysterious disappearance of a financial swindler.

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