The Snack Thief

The Snack Thief - Inspector Montalbano Mysteries

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Synopsis

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, 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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Book information

ISBN: 9781529042436
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Imprint: Picador
Pub date:
Edition: Reprint
DEWEY: 853.914
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 297
Weight: 218g
Height: 130mm
Width: 196mm
Spine width: 22mm