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August Heat

Andrea Camilleri

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The tenth novel in Camilleri's engrossing mystery series featuring the irrepressible Inspector Montalbano.
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"a tribute to our better natures"

The Guardian

August Heat A01 By (author) N Andrea Camilleri 197 130 18 211 BC Paperback / softback 288 Picador Pan Macmillan London United Kingdom FF Crime & mystery FH Thriller / suspense FYT Fiction in translation 1.3 FFP FFJ FH FYT FXR Crime & mystery: police procedural Crime & mystery: cosy mystery Thriller / suspense fiction Fiction in translation Narrative theme: Sense of place 1DST-IT-UL Sicily The tenth novel in Camilleri's engrossing mystery series featuring the irrepressible Inspector Montalbano. August Heat by Andrea Camilleri, is the tenth instalment in the Inspector Montalbano series, adapted as a major BBC4 television series. Montalbano quickly slammed the trunk shut and sat down on top of it. When the beam from Livia's torch shone on his face, he automatically smiled. 'What's in the trunk?' Livia asked. 'Nothing. It's empty.' How could he possibly have told her there was a corpse inside? The lazy, slow month of August at the height of the Sicilian summer is, Inspector Montalbano assures his girlfriend Livia as they prepare for a relaxing holiday in a villa he has found for them, far too hot for any murders to be committed. But when Livia's friends' young son goes missing, a chain of events is sparked which will certainly ruin the Chief Inspector's pleasant interlude. A secret apartment and a grisly find in an old trunk are just the beginning, as Montalbano navigates his way through the case, as well as coping with the sweltering heat, the suspicious death of an Arab labourer and the tempting lure of a beautiful girl . . . August Heat is followed by the eleventh book in the series, The Wings of the Sphinx. A magnificent series of novels * Sunday Times * Wonderful Italian detective stories * Guardian * 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. Short-listed for CWA International Dagger 2010 (UK) 25072017 02 RRP including tax GB GBP 7.99 0.00 7.99 This price includes a tax element GB 20 Available 72 BERT GARD Y

August Heat by Andrea Camilleri, is the tenth instalment in the Inspector Montalbano series, adapted as a major BBC4 television series.

Montalbano quickly slammed the trunk shut and sat down on top of it. When the beam from Livia's torch shone on his face, he automatically smiled.
'What's in the trunk?' Livia asked.
'Nothing. It's empty.'
How could he possibly have told her there was a corpse inside?

The lazy, slow month of August at the height of the Sicilian summer is, Inspector Montalbano assures his girlfriend Livia as they prepare for a relaxing holiday in a villa he has found for them, far too hot for any murders to be committed. But when Livia's friends' young son goes missing, a chain of events is sparked which will certainly ruin the Chief Inspector's pleasant interlude.

A secret apartment and a grisly find in an old trunk are just the beginning, as Montalbano navigates his way through the case, as well as coping with the sweltering heat, the suspicious death of an Arab labourer and the tempting lure of a beautiful girl . . .

August Heat is followed by the eleventh book in the series, The Wings of the Sphinx.

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Book publisherPan Macmillan
Publication date25 Jul 2017
FormatPaperback
Pages288
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