The Snack Thief

The Snack Thief

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In the third book in Andrea Camilleri's Inspector Montalbano series, the urbane and perceptive Sicilian detective exposes a viper's nest of government corruption and international intrigue in a compelling new case. When an elderly man is stabbed to death in an elevator and a crewman on an Italian fishing trawler is machine-gunned by a Tunisian patrol boat off Sicily's coast, only Montalbano suspects the link between the two incidents. His investigation leads to the beautiful Karima, an impoverished housecleaner and sometime prostitute, whose young son steals other schoolchildren's midmorning snacks. But Karima disappears, and the young snack thief's life-as well as Montalbano's-is on the line . . .
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Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 111.76 x 172.72 x 25.4mm | 136.08g
  • Penguin Books
  • Australia
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0142003492
  • 9780142003497

About Andrea Camilleri

Andrea Camilleri's Montalbano mystery series, bestsellers in Italy and Germany, has been adapted for Italian television and translated into German, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Greek, Japanese, Dutch, and Swedish. He lives in Rome.Stephen Sartarelli lives in upstate New York.
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Review quote

"Subtle, sardonic, and "molto simpatico" Montalbano is the Latin recreation of Philip Marlowe." ("Kirkus Reviews", starred review)
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