Inspector Montalbano series

01 August 2015

By Pan Macmillan

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. ‘Breathes out the sense of place and the sense of humour that fills the air of Sicily’ Donna Leon

Praise for Andrea Camilleri’s Inspector Montalbano series

‘Breathes out the sense of place and the sense of humour that fills the air of Sicily’ Donna Leon

‘Montalbano’s colleagues, chance encounters, Sicilian mores, even the contents of his fridge are described with the wit and gusto that make this narrator the best company in crime fiction today’ Guardian

'For total relaxation, I’ve just discovered Andrea Camilleri’s Inspector Montalbano mysteries' Andrew Marr

‘A remarkable series . . . irresistible’ Independent

'The seal of the best foreign crime writing is as much the stylish prose as the unfamiliar settings.  When both ingredients are presented with the expertise shown by Andrea Camilleri, the result is immensely satisfying' Independent

‘A magnificent series of novels’ Sunday Times

‘For sunny views, explosive characters and a snappy plot constructed with great farcical ingenuity, the writer you want is Andrea Camilleri’ New York Times

‘One of fiction’s greatest detectives and Camilleri is one of Europe’s greatest crime writers’ Mirror
 

Montalbano Books in Order

1. THE SHAPE OF WATER
2. THE TERRACOTTA DOG
3. THE SNACK THIEF
4. THE VOICE OF THE VIOLIN
5. EXCURSION TO TINDARI
6. THE SCENT OF THE NIGHT
7. ROUNDING THE MARK
8. THE PATIENCE OF THE SPIDER
9. THE PAPER MOON
10. AUGUST HEAT
11. THE WINGS OF THE SPHINX
12. THE TRACK OF SAND
13. THE POTTER’S FIELD
14. THE AGE OF DOUBT
15. THE DANCE OF THE SEAGULL