Andrea Camilleri (2405 words)

Andrea Camilleri is one of the most successful and prolific among contemporary Italian authors. His work is heavily experimental in language as well as narrative structure and often deals with important or controversial political, historical and social topics. Camilleri’s literary production is exceptionally varied, and he publishes on average three to four books a year. While he is best known for his series of mystery novels featuring the inspector Salvo Montalbano, his historical and social novels include several masterpieces of contemporary Sicilian literature. His works have been translated into more than thirty languages, making him one of the most widely translated Italian authors of all time. Camilleri is also known for his …

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Eckert, Elgin. "Andrea Camilleri". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 September 2016
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Related Groups

  1. Crime, Detective, Spy/ Thriller Fiction
  2. Sicilian Literature

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