In the sleazy area of a small Sicilian town, Silvio Luparelli, a local politician, is found dead in his car in an extremely compromising position. Higher-ups want the case closed before there's a public scandal. Enter Police Inspector Salvo Montalbana, a man of moral integrity and passion who, like any good Sicilian, loves to eat. Grover Gardner brings a fresh feel to the epicurean detective. With a twinkle in his voice, Gardner makes Montalbana utterly likable, whether dining with friends, dealing with incompetent co-workers and reluctant witnesses, declining the amorous advances of his luscious colleague, Anna, or destroying evidence when he believes it prudent. With his usual expertise, Gardner gives a winning performance in this first of Italian author Andrea Camilleri's delightful series featuring Montalbana. S.J.H. © AudioFile 2007, Portland, Maine [Published: FEB/ MAR 07]
Library Ed. Blackstone Audio 2006
CS ISBN 978-0-7861-4670-3 $24.95 Three cassettes
CD ISBN 978-0-7861-6736-4 $36.00 Four CDs
MP3-CD ISBN 978-0-7861-7401-0 $19.95 One MP3-CDs
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