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Editorial Reviews. Language Notes. Text: Italian La gita a Tindari (Il commissario Montalbano) (Italian Edition) – Kindle edition by Andrea Camilleri. Download. La gita a Tindari. Abstract. [Andrea Camilleri]’s newest book is another of the mystery thrillers he has been publishing to enormous popular acclaim over the last. Title, La gita a Tindari Volume of Memoria (Sellerio editore). Author, Andrea Camilleri. Edition, Publisher, Sellerio, ISBN,

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It q the fifth novel in the internationally popular Inspector Montalbano series, and, upon publication in English, was shortlisted for the CWA Duncan Lawrie International Dagger for best translated crime novel of the year.

The Voice of the Violin. And how nice to meet old characters like Fazio, Mimi’ Augello, Catarella, and Ingrid and to hear Livia on the phone again. The series is written in Italian but with a substantial sprinkling of Sicilian phrases and grammar.

Gitaa you gotta love the guy despite his less-than-sweet disposition. Shortly therea I started reading this series a few years ago and then got away from them, but recently decided to seek them out again, continuing where I left off.

This one, for most of its length about the murder of a young man, and the apparently unconnected murders of two elderly neighbours, is no exception. Excursion to Tindari is the 5th installment of the Montalbano series. Beyond these considerations and uncertainties that increase the reality of the character, author Camilleri continues the “saga” of Inspector Montalbano, confirming the wisdom of his skillful narrative, which combines a charming language constantly reaching out to the Sicilian language ably translated by Sartarelliwith the suspenseful plot and the vivid characters.

Return to Book Page. Gently comic in parts, the Montalbano books are really a good tinddari. Quotes from Excursion to Tindari.

Quasi inutile quindi lasciare un commento per questo libro I can’t imagine how you’d ever manage tindaro sort of thing in a bus aisle. Readers learn of rivalry between a “new mafia” and the established mob leaders.


How much an old Saracen olive tree can reveal, you’ll be told by Salvo Montalbano who is looking for the connection between a murder and a disappearance.

Excursion ls Tindari is OK for plot: There were several good laughs although the first death was quite brutal and the disappearance of the elderly couple was quite mystifying and you could understand the son’s worrying about them not answering the phone. I enjoyed this more than the others in this series.

An elderly couple vanishes during a scenic bus trip gira a computer expert is found dead. Written by Baldinotto da Pistoia. An elderly couple take a bus tour but disappear from the bus at some point.

Andrea Camilleri born september 6, in Porto Empedocle is an Italian writer. You can feel the attraction between her and Salvo, but you know that she wouldn’t respect him if he tried something. These are hugely popular books in the rest of the world, and the TV series is huge guta Europe, and they are like all fueled by the same basic engine: Montalbano is a likeable character and, while the pace is slow, the plots are usually satisfying.

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I started reading this series a few years ago and then got away from them, but recently decided to seek them out again, continuing where I left off. Ispettore Giuseppe Ttindari Angelo Russo There is pa, the Mafia, engaging characters, and the Sicilian landscape and availability of fresh fish that makes me want to live in the place.

The fifth in the Montalbano series, and our hero has a missing elderly couple and a shooting murder to deal with. Excursion to Tindari is a puzzler that will intrigue both fans of Camilleri and mystery readers in general. Montalbano’s highly imperfect character A mobster’s grandson is slain.


Excursion to Tindari by Andrea Camilleri

Although it is a solid installment, it was not a favorite. Can’t wait to make my own pappalozzo! I think the translation is pretty good. After that, they might has well have dropped off the face of the Earth. Print HardcoverPaperback. Of course, the mafia has alot to do with it too, it’s left me unclear though as why they are are involved. I enjoy the Inspector Montalbano books for their tita of Sicily and their humour. Needless to say he uncovers the tinxari behind the plot, with the invaluable assistance of Mimi Augello Cesare Bocci.

The dialogue is fast, snappy, and lines you can see said in front of you.

La gita a Tindari

He may come across as gruff and brusque but this is a wall of deception. I was just left feeling confused how conclusions were reached, and why something’s were even addressed.

Lists with This Book. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Search then, among the delights of the local cuisine and the finest Italian wines, a fact that pa connect the couple to the victim’s murder. Neither of these works enjoyed any significant amount of popularity. Aug 07, M. His most famous works, the Montalbano series show many pirandellian elements: A web spins around Vigata modeled after Porto Empedocle, Camilleri’s home, which has actually added “Vigata” to its name to capitalize on the tourists following Montalbano around!

Ma disse che lei non era pronto. But I wonder why the ditty on page one is so leaden; couldn’t the translator have rhymed it? The Scent of the Night.