Archive - Andrea Camilleri: 1925-2019
Italian author Andrea Camilleri, who penned the acclaimed Inspector Montalbano detective novels, has passed away at the age of 93. Camilleri, who was born in Sicily in 1925, published his first book at the age of 53. Following a break from writing, his first Montalbano novel, “The Shape of Water” was published in 1994, when he was almost 70. Since then, his Montalbano novels have regularly topped Italian best-seller lists, been translated into 32 languages and are the currently basis for a popular TV series.