In Treasure Hunt, Montalbano is hailed as a hero after news cameras film him scaling a building - gun in hand - to capture a pair of unlikely snipers. Shortly after, the inspector begins to receive cryptic messages in verse from someone challenging him to "go on a "treasure hunt." Intrigued, he accepts, treating the messages as amusing riddles - until they take a dangerous turn.
"Starred Review. Once again, Camilleri's sardonic sense of humor distinguishes this Mediterranean crime novel from the pack." - Publishers Weekly
"Starred Review. Montalbano's 16th case is his most entertaining in years, veering from slapstick humor to Grand Guignol with aplomb." - Kirkus
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Andrea Camilleri is the author of the spectacularly successful Montalbano mystery series and many other novels set in nineteenth-century Sicily. His Montalbano novels have been made into an Italian TV series. He lives in Rome.
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