A Nest of Vipers

A Nest of Vipers

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Wealthy Cosimo Barletta, thought to be a widower living out a quiet life by the sea, is killed by a gunshot to the neck. As his past opens to scrutiny, Montalbano uncovers a trove of salacious photographs used to extort young women, and a history full of greed and corruption. Though resolved to find the killer, Montalbano muses on where justice lies-- in his pursuit of a suspect or with one of Cosimo's innumerable victims getting the revenge they deserved?
Publisher: New York, New York : Penguin Books, [2017]
ISBN: 9780143126652
Branch Call Number: MYS CAMIL-A
Characteristics: 261 pages ; 20 cm
Additional Contributors: Sartarelli, Stephen 1954-- Translator


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Sep 15, 2017

I knew how this mystery would end while in the first 1/4 of the story. For this reason, and because of the disturbing content, I'm only giving it 3 stars. The book was still enjoyable for me because of the typical interesting dialogue and humor found in Camilleri's novels.


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