Andrea Camilleri is one of Italy's most famous contemporary writers. The Montalbano mysteries have been bestsellers all over Europe. He lives in Rome. Stephen Sartarelli is a poet and translator. He lives in France.
The novels of Andrea Camilleri breathe out the sense of place, the sense of humour, and the sense of despair that fills the air of Sicily. To read him is to be taken to that glorious, tortured island. * Donna Leon *