Shelves: around-the-world This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. To view it, click here. Andrea Camilleri, renowned author of the acclaimed Montalbano series, opens the collection with a delightfully humorous story set in 19th century Sicily in the immediate aftermath of Reunification. Judge Surra, a sweet-toothed man of underwhelming appearance and a certain wide-eyed innocence, travels from Turin to restore lawful stability to the town of Montelusa. There, he quickly discovers the pleasures of the local cuisine, particularly cannoli, the ricotta-filled pastries.
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All make you feel rather uncomfortable with the workings of justice in Italy. Camilleri vince sempre facile con giudico. Three novellas — three crime story writers — three engaging stories.
Camilleri now lives in Rome where he works as a TV and theatre director. I love short stories and these were of sufficient length to allow the authors to develop the characters and give the plots some twists and turns.
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Stars are assigned as follows: La Legge in pigiamacome dice il dottor Sanna. A short book containing three stories written by three giuddici Italian writers. Mar 05, Vasilis Kalandaridis rated it liked it. More tools Find sellers with multiple copies Add to want list.
A Beam of Light Andrea Camilleri. Considered a master writer A short book containing three stories written by three different Italian writers. Your order is also backed by our In-Stock Guarantee! The right length for filling in odd moments! This feature provides an interesting quirk which has become something of a fad among his readership even in mainland Italy.
Three elegant novellas, all about judges or magistrates. Un mese con Montalbano Andrea Camilleri. Try adding this search to your want list. Jun 19, Rick rated it really liked it Shelves: About 10 million copies of his novels have been sold to date, and giudjci becoming increasingly popular in the UK and North America. An assassination attempt costs him a good hat, and an arson attack on his office burns down everything but four precious files.
Il corso delle cose Andrea Camilleri. Three very short novellas about honest judges. Andrea Camilleri, renowned auth I picked up Judges in the library, principally because it contains a story by Giancarlo de Cotaldo, the writer of one of my favourite European TV series — Romanzo Criminale. Open Preview See a Problem? La danza del gabbiano Andrea Camilleri. A more accurate grade would be 3. Mar 07, Serena rated it liked it. The ending will make more sense to people with a bit of knowledge about real-life crime in Italy, BTW.
Excellent stories. January 1, Greg I picked up Judges in the library, principally because it contains a story by Giancarlo de Cotaldo, the writer of one of my favourite European TV series — Romanzo Criminale. I have yet to encounter a novel of his in English, so this was the next best thing. Judges is an anthology of three novellas by leading Italian crime writers; each story centres on an Italian Judge prosecuting a case. The reader needs to bear in mind the investigative role of a Judge in Italy.
Kigabar Three elegant novellas, all about judges or magistrates. If for any reason your order is not available to ship, you will not be charged. Overall I thought these three novellas were worth reading and something a bit different from the usual police procedurals. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers.
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