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In memory of Andrea Camilleri, SBS Italian explores past interviews for clues to the remarkable author's life, including his final posthumous Montalbano novel, his late rise to literary fame, and initial misgivings about Luca Zingaretti. The Montalbano series now runs to more than two dozen books, and has been translated into 32 languages, with more than 30 million copies sold. In an interview with SBS Italian in , Camilleri admitted he actually wrote the finale for Montalbano years earlier. I told him, 'Look, this is the last Montalbano [book], leave it there, in a drawer. The moment I won't feel like writing Montalbano anymore or I'll get bored, I will tell you: 'publish that last novel'. Andrea Camilleri at the Photocall of the film The disappearance of Pato. First of all, because he is bald, while my character has lots of hair.
Andrea Camilleri, who took a late-career stab at writing a mystery novel and came up with the Inspector Montalbano detective books, which became wildly successful in Italy and were the basis for a popular television series, died on Wednesday morning in a hospital in Rome. He was A spokeswoman for the hospital, the Santo Spirito, confirmed the death, which came a month after Mr. Camilleri was hospitalized with complications of a broken thigh bone and heart problems. Camilleri told The Times in A mystery, he thought, might force him into more manageable habits.
Sign in. Michael McKean shares a surprising pick that made his Watchlist. Watch now. Title: Inspector Montalbano —. The young "Commissario" detective Salvo Montalbano, based in the fictitious village of Vigata, solves mysterious crimes in Sicilia. For disciplinary reasons he is transferred to the Alpine town of Aosta, far from his beloved
Commissario Montalbano Series. The series is written in Italian but with a substantial sprinkling of Sicilian phrases and grammar. Book 1. The Shape of Water by Andrea Camilleri. Want to Read. Shelving menu.
Andrea Camilleri, author. Born: 6 September, , in Porto Empedocle, Italy. Died: 17 July, , in Borgo, Italy. He was He had legions of readers overseas, too, thanks to the enduring popularity of his character, police chief Salvo Montalbano. Italian state TV versions of the series were so popular that even repeats consistently pulled the highest audience ratings. The shows were also exported to Latin America, Australia and across Europe.
Originally from Porto Empedocle , Sicily, Camilleri began university studies in the Faculty of Literature at the University of Palermo , but did not complete his degree. From to he studied stage and film direction at the Silvio D'Amico Academy of Dramatic Arts Accademia Nazionale d'Arte Drammatica and began to take on work as a director and screenwriter, directing especially plays by Pirandello and Beckett. His parents knew, and were, reportedly, "distant friends" of, Pirandello, as he tells in his essay on Pirandello, Biography of the Changed Son. His most famous works, the Montalbano series, show many Pirandellian elements: for example, the wild olive tree that helps Montalbano think is on stage in his late work The Giants of the Mountain. In he returned to the Academy of Dramatic Arts, holding the chair of Film Direction and occupying it for 20 years.
Obituary: Andrea Camilleri, best-selling author who created complex police chief Salvo Montalbano
Inspector Salvo Montalbano Italian: commissario Salvo Montalbano is a fictional detective created by Italian writer Andrea Camilleri in a series of novels and short stories. The original books are written in a mixture of Italian , strict Sicilian , and a Sicilianized Italian. The detective's character encapsulates astute detective work and a fractious manner. Inspector Montalbano is an engaging hero — honest, decent and loyal. He has his own way of doing things, and his superiors regard him as something of a loose cannon.