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Andrea Camilleri

Andrea Camilleri

Andrea Camilleri is widely considered to be one of the greatest living Italian writers. His Montalbano crime series, each installment of which is a bestseller in Italy, is published in America by Penguin Random House. Several books in the series have been New York Times bestsellers. His literary honors include the Nino Martoglio International Book Award. Born in Sicily, Camilleri currently lives in Rome.

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Latest reviews

  • “This is one of the most delightful books I’ve read for some time.”
    — European Literature Network, Jun 15 2017
  • “A beautifully imagined recreation of seventeenth century Sicily and a little known event that rightly deserves its place in history.”
    — Nudge Book, Jun 5 2017
  • “Based on a truly captivating moment in history, Camilleri shows us how a woman triumphed over remarkable obstacles and, in the face of ceaseless scrutiny, how she proved to the world that she was as an unwavering as the brightest moon.”
    — Words Without Borders, May 15 2017
  • “Eleonora, a woman forgotten by history, will come alive to the reader. I highly recommend this book to anyone who wants to discover a remarkable, forgotten woman.”
    — The Historical Novels Review, May 1 2017
  • “[Camilleri’s] sly, wry approach to matters of morality, politics, crime and sexual dynamics seasons a stew of facts and fiction to perfection.”
    — Mountains and Plains Independent Booksellers Association (MPIBA), Apr 17 2017
  • “Bestselling and award-winning Italian author Camilleri (the Inspector Montalbano series) offers a marvelous historical drama based on a true but little-known episode of 17th-century Sicilian history.”
    — Publishers Weekly, Apr 10 2017
  • “In a tragicomic parable of justice based on a true episode, the corrupt 17th-century power brokers of Sicily meet their match in a canny, revenge-driven female viceroy.”
    — Kirkus Reviews, Feb 21 2017

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