The Potter's Field

The Potter's Field

Andrea Camilleri

A dark new mystery featuring the inimitable Inspector Montalbano: ‘the best company in crime fiction today’ Guardian

As seen on TV: now a major BBC4 television series.

WINNER OF THE CWA INTERNATIONAL DAGGER AWARD 2012

While Vigàta is wracked by storms, Inspector Montalbano is called to attend the discovery of a dismembered body in a field of clay. Bearing all the marks of an execution style killing, it seems clear that this is, once again, the work of the notorious local mafia. But who is the victim? Why was the body divided into 30 pieces? And what is the significance of the Potter’s Field?

Working to decipher these clues, Montalbano must also confront the strange and difficult behaviour exhibited by his old colleague Mimi, and avoid the distraction of the enchanting Dolores Alfano – who seeks the inspector’s help in locating her missing husband. But like the Potter’s Field itself, Montalbano is on treacherous ground and only one thing is certain – nothing is quite as it seems . . .

£7.99
Loading Added To Basket
Added to your basket
Buy

Book Details

Picador
ISBN: 9781447203308
Publication date: 22.11.2012
Number of pages: 320
Dimensions: 197mm x 130mm

In stock
Other sellers Other sellers
Amazon
Blackwells
Foyles
Play.com
Sainsbury’s
Tesco
The Book Depository
The Hive
Waterstones
WHSmith
£7.49
Loading Added To Basket
Added to your basket

Book Details

Mantle
ISBN: 9781447206675
Publication date: 26.04.2012

Available
Other sellers Other sellers
Amazon Kindle
Blackwells
Foyles
Google ebookstore
iBookstore
Kobo
Tesco
The Book Depository
The Hive
Waterstones
WHSmith
£16.99
Loading Added To Basket
Added to your basket
Buy

Book Details

Mantle
ISBN: 9781447203292
Publication date: 26.04.2012
Number of pages: 304
Dimensions: 216mm x 135mm

In stock
Other sellers Other sellers
Amazon
Blackwells
Foyles
Play.com
Sainsbury’s
Tesco
The Book Depository
The Hive
Waterstones
WHSmith

Praise for Camilleri

‘One of fiction’s greatest detectives and Camilleri is one of Europe’s greatest crime writers … As ever, at the heart of this artfully constructed yet utterly gripping story is the play between perception and reality, the mafia and the truth, all dusted with carnal desire’ Henry Sutton, The Mirror

‘Montalbano’s 13th case provides a leisurely amble around sun-soaked Sicily, eccentric characters and a neat resolution to a murder that almost seems like a pretext for the reader simply to spend more time in the Inspector’s engaging company’ Sunday Telegraph

‘Andrea Camilleri, aged 86, on his thirteenth Inspector Montalbano novel, is showing no signs of any falling off of quality or Sicilian charm.  There is more Mafia stuff and less succulent eating than usual, but the mixture of wit, irony, cynicism and a sexy but troubled hero with a combative girlfriend far away, and constant niggles with his police underlings as well as superiors, remains irresistible … I add a message for anyone who has been watching the recent Montalbano television series: the books are better’ Marcel Berlins, The Times

‘It doesn’t get much better than this! Inimitable’ Choice

‘There are witty asides, but the Montalbano books are attractive because of their amusing characters and the person of inspector himself. It is impossible not enjoy the way, with tears of happiness in his eyes, he devours food, from anchovies cooked in lemon juice and dressed in olive oil to giant cannoli’ Times Literary Supplement

Other books in Inspector Montalbano series

  • The Shape of Water
  • The Terracotta Dog
  • The Snack Thief

Books by Andrea Camilleri

  • Angelica's Smile
  • The Treasure Hunt: The Inspector Montalbano Mysteries - Book 16
  • Hunting Season
  • The Dance Of The Seagull: The Inspector Montalbano Mysteries - Book 15
  • Inspector Montalbano: The first three novels in the series
  • The Age of Doubt: The Inspector Montalbano Mysteries - Book 14
  • The Wings of the Sphinx
  • The Track of Sand
  • August Heat
  • The Paper Moon
  • The Patience of the Spider
  • Rounding the Mark
  • The Scent of the Night
  • Excursion to Tindari
  • The Voice of the Violin
  • The Shape of Water
  • The Terracotta Dog
  • The Snack Thief