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- DescriptionFrom Andrea Camilleri, the bestselling author of the Inspector Montalba mysteries, comes The Brewer of Preston, a hilarious standalone comedy. 1870s Sicily. Much to the displeasure of Vigata's stubborn populace, the town has just been unified under the Kingdom of Italy. They're w in the hands of a new government they don't understand, and they definitely don't like. Eugenio Bortuzzi has been named Prefect for Vigata, a regional representative from the Italian government to oversee the town. But the rowdy and unruly Sicilians don't care much for this rather pompous mainlander r the mediocre opera he's hell-bent on producing in their new municipal theater. The Brewer of Preston, it's called, and the Vigatese are revving up to wreak havoc on the performance's opening night ...
- Author BiographyAndrea Camilleri is one of Italy's most famous contemporary writers. His books have sold over sixty-five million copies worldwide. He lives in Rome. The Inspector Montalbano series has been translated into thirty-two languages and was adapted for Italian television, screened on BBC4. The Potter's Field, the thirteenth book in the series, was awarded the Crime Writers' Association's International Dagger for the best crime novel translated into English. In addition to his Inspector Montalbano novels, he is also the author of the historical murder mystery set in Vigata, The Hunting Season.
- Author(s)Andrea Camilleri
- PublisherPan Macmillan
- Date of Publication01/01/2015
- SubjectHistorical & Mythological Fiction
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- Weight296 g
- Width153 mm
- Height233 mm
- Spine19 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (UK)
- Edition StatementAir Iri OME
- Interest AgeFrom
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