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Rounding the Mark (Inspector Montalbano Mysteries) by Andrea Camilleri
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars What can i say.......?, 23 Sep 2012
I think I've got all the paperbacks in this series so far. I was half way through reading this one then saw it on the TV. the story got changed rather a bit to squeeze it in. Go on read the books, the mysteries are solvable but it's the relationships and interaction between all the characters that makes for great reading.
The Patience of the Spider (Inspector Montalbano M&hellip by Andrea Camilleri
I first found out about Salvo via BBC4. I watched about 4 of them before deciding to get on Amazon and buy the books. I'm a big fan of all things Italian and have been to Sicily so fell for it straight away. All the books have the continuing relationship between Salvo & Livia which isn't even mentioned in the TV version. You also get the explanation for the title of the book. There's more on the relationships between the all the characters and how, despite the many arguments, they all love each other really. Salvo is quite a complex character but on the other hand he is a man who happens to be a police inspector with a great sense of humour, loves his food and to sit and ponder. Would… Read more
The Bernini Bust by Iain Pears
The Bernini Bust by Iain Pears
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars iain pears books, 26 Oct 2010
Instance of the fingerpost and stones fall are brilliant but not to be compared to these detective novels with jonathon argyll. Completely different genre. Just enjoy italy and the two love birds - will they won't they? Not giving it away.