Andrea Camilleri is one of Italys most famous contemporary writers. The Inspector Montalbano series has been translated into thirty-two languages and was adapted for Italian television, screened on BBC4. The Potters Field, the thirteenth book in the series, was awarded the Crime Writers Associations International Dagger for the best crime novel translated into English. In addition to his phenomenally successful Inspector Montalbano series, he is also the author of the historical comic mysteries Hunting Season and The Brewer of Preston. He lives in Rome.
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Andrea Camilleri's Inspector Montalbano books in order.
Andrea Camilleri’s warm and witty detective series set in sun-soaked Sicily and featuring the irresistible Inspector Montalbano, has sold millions of copies around the world and has been made into a TV series, Young Montalbano, on BBC Four.
Andrea Camilleri’s warm and witty detective series set in sun-soaked Sicily and featuring the irresistible Inspector Montalbano, has sold millions of copies in Italy and has been made into a major TV series, broadcast in the UK on BBC 4.
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