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   Terra-Cotta Dog, The, by Andrea Camilleri  
 
  Novel, first publication in 2002
 
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      Andrea Camilleri's Inspector Montalbano has garnered millions of fans worldwide with his sardonic take on Sicilian life. Montalbano's latest case begins with a mysterious têtê à têtê with a Mafioso, some inexplicably abandoned loot from a supermarket heist, and dying words that lead him to an illegal arms cache in a mountain cave. There, the inspector finds two young lovers, dead for fifty years and still embracing, watched over by a life-sized terra-cotta dog. Montalbano's passion to solve this old crime takes him on a journey through Sicily's past and into one family's darkest secrets. With sly wit and a keen understanding of human nature, Montalbano is a detective whose earthiness, compassion, and imagination make him totally irresistable.

     
     
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  • Inspector Montalbano (#2)

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  • 21th Century
  • Cops - Sheriff
  • Italy
  • Murders
  • Mystery
  • Thugs - Mob - Mafia - Crime Organizations - Gangs - Triads

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