Coinciding with his 90th
birthday earlier this month, Andrea Camilleri returns with the nineteenth installment of his addicting Inspector Montalbano mystery series, A Beam of Light
, published by Penguin Books September 1.
Few writers can claim the breadth of work this New York Times
bestselling author can. With hundreds of thousands of copies of his books in print by Penguin, a winner of the Crime Writers Association International Dagger Award and a contender for the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, Camilleri gets better with age.
In A Beam of Light
, when Inspector Montalbano falls under the charms of beautiful gallery owner Marian, his longtime relationship with Livia is threatened. Meanwhile, he is also troubled by a strange dream as three crimes demand his attention: the robbery and assault of a wealthy merchant’s young wife, stolen works of art, and a search for arms traffickers that leads him deep into the countryside, where the investigation takes a tragic turn. Complete with Camilleri’s signature intrigue, clever story developments, and refreshing humor, A Beam of Light
is a thriller that will excite both returning Montalbano fans as well as those new to the series.
A Beam of Light
received coverage in the September issue of Vanity Fair
and upcoming media includes Ambassador
, and National Italian American
magazine, among other outlets.
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