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Take off and carry you with it It actually never left the ground and remained a decent if a Angelica s Smile Sunny Montalabano MysteryI have an admission I love Inspector Montalabano since I first saw the subtitled Italian series to reading the books while the bad guys get caught you are able to salivate at the meals and laugh with and at Montalabano Like many Brits I discovered the joys of Andrea Camilleri s prose from those television pisodes The difference between the small screen and his books is the richness in the prose the imagery of the beauty of Sicily oh and the food Is it just me that likes to Scala for Java Developers eat like Montalabano the only thing the book does not have is the smells as it hasverything The Qur'an, Morality and Critical Reason: The Essential Muhammad Shahrur elseAngelica s smile is the seventeenth book in the Montalabano series and it is another brilliant book for the reader tonjoy We are treated to Montalabano at his best contemptuous of his colleagues and Italian bureaucracy and plagued by bumbling Catarella but dogged and determined to investigate the crimes while falling in lust with the beautiful Angelica Cosulich a victim of one of the crimesMontalabano is awoken by Catarella s phone call to tell him there has been another buggery once he has worked out it means burglary he tries to pass it off to his colleagues who are otherwise Vermeer to Eternity engaged Under duress he gets up and goes to the crime scene to one of Vigata slite members of society He and goes to the crime scene to one of Vigata s Heaven to Betsy elite members of society He that their other house as well as their Vigata house has been burgled and a list ofxpensive objects has been taken One of the victims Angelica Cosulich is a beautiful woman who manages to dazzle Montalabano and make him feel young once againDuring the course of the investigation Montalabano is sure there is a connection between all the members of the So B. It elite that are being broken in to but he cannot see the link Once he sees the link he is able to solve the burglaries and bring the book to its conclusion Not before we have been to Enzo s for uite a fewxcellent fish dishes and the food that his housekeeper cooks for him Cabaret especially his favourite Pasta ncasciata baked pasta with aubergines cheese and tomato sauce Angelica s smile is an alluringvocative mystery novel that has humour a sense of despair and the ncounters with the beauty of Sicily There is none of the violence that one would normally associate with Sicily and their families who usually only ver remain nothing than footnotes in the seriesAndrea Camilleri is one of Italy s most famous writers and it is a wonderful treat that his novels are translated in to English so that we too can njoy his novel s Even in a mystery novel we are treated to the beauty and depths of Sicily with which you want to visit and at There is humour on Trading Places: The Netherlandish Merchants in Early Modern Venice every pageven when there is despair which is resplendent in Sicily The Montalabano series is an En plein coeur evocative story of Sicily and its tortured past and present and Camilleri is the narrator who brings this to life Stunning wonderful and beautiful 35 for the bookI listened to the Grover Gardner audiobook while periodically glancing at the Kindledition s notes Gardner is a marvellous narrator so I would give the audiobook The Bookshop on the Shore edition a boost to 4Thisntry in the series had a bit less about Montalbano s food which was a shame as I love that part He is struggling with aging as he is about my age I can sympathize with that However I thought that the mystery part was not one of Camilleri s better Dance Real Slow efforts Not bad but not asngrossing or puzzling as in some of the previous books like a 35As usual with these books the focus in This Story Isn T So Much On The Crime Or story isn t so much on the crime or crime solving but instead on Inspector Salvo Montalbano and the people surrounding him This one is a little on the personal side with less reference to the social The Art of Memoir economic and political issues that Camilleri usually brings to his work Our beloved inspector is now just two years short of sixty and as in the last few books he continues to muse about aging and growing older throughout the novel He s still with long time girlfriend Livia and as the story opens she is at Marinella with him for a few days As he s worrying about someone named Carlo she mentioned while talking in her sleep and getting upset by the moment he is called to the scene of an odd burglary The couple that was robbed had been at their seaside home where they d awakened at six am only to discover that they d been Cend toven greater heights A rash of burglaries has got Inspector Salvo Montalbano stumped The criminals are so brazen that their leader the anonymous Mr Z starts sending the Sicilian inspector menacing letters Among those burgled is the young and beautiful Angelica Cosulich who reminds the inspe. Nocked out with some sort of gas while the burglars had the run of the place It was their anniversary and they were The Day Christ Was Born: The True Account of the First 24 Hours of Jesus's Life entertainingach other at the time so neither person heard any sort of break in Among a long list of valuables taken from the seaside house the thieves stole their car and then proceeded to rob their regular residence The only people who knew that the couple were going to be away were fifteen of their Friends As Things Turn Out As things turn out had been another burglary an xact duplicate just three days arlier and it isn t too long before the same thing happens again When Montalbano is called out on yet another he meets the titular and beautiful Angelica the victim and also the spitting image of a woman he used to lust over as a teen in Dore s illustrations of Ludovico Ariosto s 1516 work Orlando Furiosio a poem about war and love and the romantic ideal of chivalry After seeing her for the first time he s immediately swept off his feet and definitely attracted But ven while he s mentally and physically lusting after his Angelica as well as playing the role of her rescuer there is still a number of crimes to solve including a murder and as an added distraction the mastermind of the crimes is taunting the police And of course there s Livia While it s pretty funny to see the police And of course there s Livia While it s pretty funny to see as a loopy lovesick puppy completely smitten by this reincarnation of his teenage fantasies and while Camilleri continues his long standing tradition of inserting colorful characters into the mix let me offer a word of warning here as far as the crime solving goes I made the huge mistake of going to Sartarelli s notes in the back re the poem Orlando Furioso a natural inclination and twigged the ntire plot all at once Not the why of it mind you but trust me if you read carefully it s all there metaphorically speaking I figured out much than I should have at an PostgreSQL Server Programming - Second Edition early stage andnded up being disappointed an adjective I don t generally use when it comes to this series of books And then there s this I m wondering if the author is getting a little tired this book just didn t seem to have the same oomph as his Integrity Restored: Helping Catholic Families Win the Battle Against Pornography earlier Montalbano adventures that have been so lively up to this point Still it s a fun read and in that vein I have to say that I probably haven t had so many good laughs with any other crime fiction series as I have with this one Like I ve said before you don t read Camilleri s novels for the crime it s all about the characters Andrea Camilleri tells gorgeous and horrendous tales of Inspector Salvatore Salvo Montalbano s police cases in Vigata a fictitious city near Palermo Sicily Every book stands alone and after you ve read Inspector Montalbano a few times you feel like you know himInspector Montalbanongages the reader with his uick thinking humanity and delectable The Taste of Night (Signs of the Zodiac, enjoyment of life Montalbano often gets to work at ten and comes home at ten but usually takes time toat well at Enzo s trattoria and get in a nice post lunch walk down to the lighthouse where he thinks and digests his mealMontalbano is patient He rushes only when a case reuires uick work He gets a little bit of work done as well Montalbano may not be rudite but he s sensitive and d It took me 17 books to realise that dear old Inspector Montalbano is simply a bit of a filthy old man who njoys salivating over pretty young things who would never be interested in him if it wasn t for his position of powerThe actual book is much the same as all the others his colleagues have the same hilarious foibles as ver the inspector worries about his faculties diminishing and takes long walkseats verythingtakes a dip in the ocean to recover Until at last the solution to the crime falls into his headIt s The Road From Home: The Story Of An Armenian Girl entertaining andasy to read but for the first time I thought Exile and Pilgrim ehhhhhh don t cheat on your partner Don t let youryes wander to women who by all rights would not be interested in you if it wasn t for the fact you re an I When you read very book in a series as xtended as this one its a long term relationship where mutual flaws are forgiven the rosy glow of a reunited friendship A young beautiful women falls in love with a 58 year old chain smoking food obsessed detective sure why not A series of burglaries with a rather obvious Hannah Montana: The Movie end ach why not The book delivers some marvellous misanthropy the best coronerver and the continued shenanigans of Italian civil service. Ctor of the love interest in Ludovico Ariosto’s chivalric romance Orlando Furioso Besotted by Angelica’s charms Montalbano imagines himself back in the medieval world of jousts and battles But when one of the burglars turns up dead Montalbano must snap out of his fantasy and unmask his challeng.