The Dance of the Seagull
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Date: February 2013
Duration: 5 hours 42 minutes
With Inspector Montalbano's most recent outings hittingthe New York Times bestseller list,Andrea Camilleri's darkly refined Italian mysteries have become favorites ofAmerican crime novel fans. This latest installment finds Montalbano in searchof his missing right-hand man.
Before leaving for vacation with Livia, Montalbanowitnesses a seagull doing an odd dance on the beach outside his home-and thenthe bird suddenly drops dead. Stopping in at his office for a quick checkbefore heading off, he notices that Fazio is nowhere to be found and soonlearns that he was last seen on the docks, secretly working on a case.Montalbano sets out to find him and discovers that the seagull's dance of deathmay provide the key to understanding a macabre world of sadism, extortion, andmurder.