‘Camilleri is not just a magician with plots. He is an alchemist of language, a manipulator of tongues, an inventor of forms.’
Salvatore Silvano Nigro, Il Sole 24 Ore
‘A son of both Boccaccio and Brancati, Camilleri has made sexuality and eroticism into an extraordinary picklock for forcing the secrets of the most private bourgeois life’.
Salvatore Ferlita, la Repubblica Continue Reading
‘I was following a shadow: a person with a difficult, elusive, changeable identity; mysterious, indecipherable’.
Leonardo Sciascia Continue Reading
In this novel Camilleri pays homage to women, and to their extraordinary gifts of courage and determination. And he seems to hint at an important role in politics, where their exceptional abilities can be translated into concrete action for change. Continue Reading