Treasure Hunt: Book summary and reviews of Treasure Hunt by Andrea Camilleri

Treasure Hunt

by Andrea Camilleri

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Treasure Hunt by Andrea Camilleri
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  • Published in USA  Sep 2013
    288 pages
    Genre: Mysteries

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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.

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"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 Author Biography

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Andrea Camilleri was one of Italy's most famous contemporary writers. His books sold over 65 million copies worldwide. The Inspector Montalbano series, which began with The Shape of Water, has been translated into thirty-two languages and was adapted for Italian television, screened on BBC4. In addition to his phenomenally successful Inspector Montalbano series, he was also the author of the historical comic mysteries Hunting Season and The Brewer of Preston. He died aged 93 in 2019.

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