Montalbano’s First Case and Other Stories : Inspector Montalbano

  • by Andrea Camilleri
  • Narrated by Grover Gardner
  • Series: Inspector Montalbano
  • 17 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

From the author of the New York Times best-selling Inspector Montalbano mystery series come 21 short stories spanning the beloved detective's career.
Inspector Montalbano has charmed readers and listeners in 19 popular novels. In Montalbano's First Case and Other Stories, Andrea Camilleri has selected 21 short stories, written with his trademark wit and humor, that follow Italy's famous detective through highlight cases of his career. From the title story, featuring a young Deputy Montalbano newly assigned to Vigàta, to "Montalbano Says No", in which the inspector makes a late-night call to Camilleri himself to refuse an outlandish case, this volume is an essential addition to any fan's collection and a wonderful way to introduce listeners to the internationally best-selling series.


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I listened to three books before I realized I should have started with this book. This books tells you who Salvo Montalbano is, where he lived when he first started as an inspector and how he got to Vigata. How he found his present house he lives in by the water, his house keeper/cook. How he met Livia his love, how he loves great cuisine. He seeks out the best food even in some of the smallest places. Montalbano savors his food. You have to listen to this book. Short, sweet and gives you great insight to the rest of the Montalbano series by Andrea Camilleri.
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- Reba

Well worth listening to.

A very interesting assortment of short stories, with multiple themes. If you like Montalbano, don't miss it!
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- Fred

Book Details

  • Release Date: 02-11-2016
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.