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Of course, Montalbano has an attractive young woman to chase, his girlfriend Livia is degl, but a bothersome nuisance nonetheless like the Commissionerand Catarella is butchering names and words worse than usual so all the characters are back.
Full Cast and Crew. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. In he returned to the Academy of Dramatic Arts, holding the chair of Movie Direction, and occupying it for 20 years. He received an honorary degree from University of Pisa in There’s a great scene, for example, where an old man is sitting in a building’s courtyard, smoking a pipe, complaining that he doesn’t talk to his daughter because she doesn’t want him smoking inside the house.
Start reading Il gioco degli specchi on your Kindle in under a minute. The grumpy old man left smoking outside is a marvelous example of Camillera’s eye and ear for authentic detail and amusing interactions. The neighbor’s husband is a mostly absent computer salesman who may or may not be involved in something shady, anonymous letters suggesting several kinds of mischief are being sent to a variety of citizens, prosecutors and the malevolent reporter Pippo Ragonese, and two rival drug gangs are perhaps beginning a turf war.
As the investigation proceeds, Liliana is doing all she can to seduce the Inspector both publicly and privately, leading Salvo to question her motivation. Well, not literally, but the ambush and shoot out at the end is pretty amusing. Both walk a fine line.
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I’ve seen this on TV and they follow the book really well. Regardless, he comes canilleri in splendid fashion. He is considered one of the greatest Italian writers of both 20th and 21st centuries. Formulaic, but there was a decent mystery, and a focus on good meals.
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Ah the great Montalbano, lover of justice and seafood. Irenelazia marked it as to-read Nov 09, As ever, there is a very good mix of humour Catarella’s stopping car method is indeed hysterically funnytension and poignant human drama, with a story that’s continually absorbing, tightly plotted, complicated without being incoherent and io illogical.
For a man closing in on 60, worrying about his age, he does alright.
This feature provides an interesting quirk which has become something of a fad among his readership even in mainland Italy. And does the Sinagra crime family have anything to do with it? Vigata, situada en Sicilia.
The scenery as always is atmospheric and the use of it very clever. It is not easy breathing freshness into a well-worn genre but ‘Inspector Montalbano’ manages to do so with aplomb. The “game of mirrors” being played between Montalbano and his next door neighbor, Liliana Lombardo, beyond the larger working case of mysterious assault- is a top notch quality dance.
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Game of Mirrors takes place, as usual, in Sicily, with the sea, food, wine, Mafioso, sex, and good coppery. Both have also learned the fine Italian art of flattering their superiors and not making too many waves except apecchi absolutely necessary.
IMDb’s Guide to Streaming. It is filled with seemingly unrelated events that only Salvo Montalbano can unravel.
Il gioco degli specchi by Andrea Camilleri
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About 10 million copies of cxmilleri novels have been sold to date, and are becoming increasingly popular in the UK and North America. An exquisite read from Andrea Camilleri one of my favourite authors. The writing is uninspired not just the translation, but the things being written about – I know people have commented on the food aspect as part of the appeal, but Camilleri doesn’t wax lyrical about the meals, just tells us gipco Montalbano is stuffing into his face each time and then says he has to walk it off as he’s eaten too much.
The Inspector is at a difficult age and when he comes to the aid of a new neighbour,both nubile and stunningly beautiful, a friendship developes that if he is not too careful could ruin his career, no An exquisite read from Andrea Camilleri one of my favourite authors. You might also pick up several new recipes to try along the way. However there is more nuance and humour in the written word and it represents everything I like about this author. No trivia or quizzes yet. At first, nothing in the case makes any sense.
However, these characters are getting a bit stale — some more character development would be refreshing. But then the hard spevchi kicks in: Camilleri now lives in Rome where he works as a TV and theatre director. Some lovers are not.