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Hunting Season

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Informationen zum Autor Andrea Camilleri was one of Italy’s most famous contemporary writers. The Inspector Montalbano series, which has sold over 65 million copies worldwide, has been translated into thirty-two languages and was adapted for Italian television, screened on BBC4. The Potter’s Field , the thirteenth book in the series, was awarded the Crime Writers’ Association’s International Dagger for the best crime novel translated into English. In addition to his phenomenally successful Inspector Montalbano series, he was also the author of the historical comic mysteries Hunting Season and The Brewer of Preston . He died in Rome in July 2019. Klappentext From Andrea Camilleri, the internationally bestselling author of the Inspector Montalbano series, a delightful historical murder mystery and comic novel.From Andrea Camilleri, the internationally bestselling author of the Inspector Montalbano series, a delightful historical murder mystery and comic novel. Zusammenfassung Both a delightful murder mystery and a comic novel, fired by love and obsession and filled with memorable characters, Hunting Season is a captivating novel from Andrea Camilleri, the bestselling author of the Inspector Montalbano series. Sicily, 1880. When a stranger arrives in Vigàta, the town's inhabitants immediately become unsettled. It seems the young man, Fofo, is the son of a local peasant legendary for his home-grown medicines; a man who was murdered many years before. Fofo opens his own pharmacy in Vigàta and his remedies are sought by many. But he soon finds himself entangled with the local nobility: Don Filippo a philandering marchese set on producing a new heir, his long-suffering wife Donna Matilde, his eccentric elderly father Don Federico, his son Federico and beautiful daughter Ntontò above all. But it won't be long before death visits Vigàta and the town and its most noble family will never be the same again . . . 'For sunny views, explosive characters and a snappy plot constructed with great farcical ingenuity, the writer you want is Andrea Camilleri' – New York Times ...

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Authors Andrea Camilleri
Publisher Picador Uk
Languages English
Product format Paperback
Released 07.05.2015
EAN 9781447265948
ISBN 978-1-4472-6594-8
No. of pages 184
Dimensions 129 mm x 196 mm x 11 mm
Subjects Fiction > Narrative literature

Italienische SchriftstellerInnen; Werke (div.), FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Historical, FICTION / Historical / General, Historical fiction, FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Traditional, Fiction in translation, Sicily, c 1800 to c 1900, Narrative theme: Sense of place, Comic (humorous) crime and mystery

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