The Patience of the Spider
An Inspector Montalbano Mystery
The Inspector Montalbano Mysteries: Book #8
Winning fans in Europe and America for their dark sophistication and dry humor, Andrea Camilleri's crime novels are classics of the genre. Set once again in Sicily,The Patience of the Spiderpits Inspector Montalbano against his greatest foe yet: the weight of his own years. Still recovering from the gunshot wound he suffered inRounding the Mark, he must overcome self-imposed seclusion and waxing self-doubt to penetrate a web of hatred and secrets in pursuit of the strangest culprit he's ever hunted.
The kidnapping of a beautiful young university student, Susanna Mistretta, rocks the community ofVigáta. Distrusting of his colleagues' ability to solve the case, Montalbano jumps in, his accute senses picking up on the subtleties that will leading his investigation on a winding trail of provincial politics, odious journalists, and delicious Italian food.
A mystery unlike any other, this emotionally taut story brings the Montalbano saga to a captivating crossroads.
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