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The Snack Thief (An Inspector Montalbano Mystery)

The Snack Thief (An Inspector Montalbano Mystery)

Andrea Camilleri

The third novel in Camilleri's savagely witty, brilliantly evocative Sicilian mystery series featuring Inspector Montalbano.
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Summary

Never has Inspector Montalbano's character – a unique blend of humor, cynicism, compassion, earthiness, and love of good food – been more compelling than in Andrea Camilleri's third Montalbano novel, The Snack Thief.

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 Inspector Montalbano suspects a link between the two incidents. His investigation leads to the beautiful Karima, an impoverished house cleaner and sometime prostitute, whose young son steals other school children's mid-morning snacks. But Karima disappears, and the young snack thief's life – as well as Montalbano's – is endangered when the inspector exposes a viper's nest of government corruption and international intrigue.

The Snack Thief is followed by the fourth Inspector Montalbano novel, The Voice of the Violin.

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Title - The Snack Thief (An Inspector Montalbano Mystery)

Edition -

Author - Andrea Camilleri

ISBN 13 - 9780330492973

Imprint - Picador

Publisher - Pan Macmillan

Date Published - 05/08/2005

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No. of pages -

Binding Type - Paperback

Dimensions - 129 x 197 x 19mm

Weight - 251 g

Languages - English