The Pyramid of Mud (audiobook)

The Inspector Montalbano Mysteries, book 22

Translated by Stephen Sartarelli
5.9 hrs • 5 CDs• 1 MP3 CD • Unabridged
Fiction/Mystery & Detective
Target Audience: Adult
Release Date: 01/02/18
This title will be available on January 2, 2018
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Library CD Library Edition CD titles are packaged in an attractive, full-sized, durable vinyl case with full color art. Cloth Sleeves keep compact discs protected and in numerical order. 
- 01/02/18 9781538430682
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MP3 CD MP3-CDs: Come in a durable vinyl case similar to a dvd case. An index of contents and tracking information are included within the Mp3-CD format. MP3's can be played on any compatible CD player 
- 01/02/18 9781538430705
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Summary

This novel in the New York Times bestselling series has Italy’s favorite detective uncovering corruption and mafia ties in the world of construction and public spending.

On a gloomy morning in Vigàta, a call from Fazio rouses Inspector Montalbano from a nightmare. A man called Giugiù Nicotra has been found dead in the skeletal workings of a construction site, a place now entombed by a sea of mud from recent days of rain and floods. Shot in the back, he had fled into a water supply system tunnel. The investigation gets off to a slow start, but all the evidence points to the world of construction and public contracts, a world just as slimy and impenetrable as mud.

As he wades through a world in which construction firms and public officials thrive, Montalbano is obsessed by one thought: that by going to die in the tunnel, Nicotra had been trying to communicate something.

Review Quotes

“In this twenty-second installment, Camilleri shows us a more introspective and self-aware inspector, capable of questioning his own abilities, who steadfastly makes it to the bottom of this orchestrated crime with the calmness of a man who has already seen it all.”

Kirkus Reviews

“Montalbano manages to arrive at a solution to the puzzle with his customary cunning, humor, and fearlessness. Readers will hope he lives forever.”

Publishers Weekly

“Salvo Montalbano, one of the most engaging protagonists in detective fiction…is a delightful creation, an honest man on Sicily’s mean streets.”

USA Today, praise for the series