The game of mirrors

"Commissioner Montalbano is constantly kept an eye on. He is dazed by the transgressions. Someone plays ingeniously with him. Measures the commissioner's steps. He directs them. He pushes them where he is useless to go: along tracks that, if they are right, they make themselves. Unrecognizable, they can be deleted, or labyrinthize . Montalbano enters the film. And he sees himself disoriented, inside the final scene, in the hall of the mirrors of a Pavilion of the Luna Park. The prodigy of the mirrors alters the visible space. Shoot. But you don't understand if the targets are real or Outcome of a mirror game. A villar, a ride of cars, a slightly welfare love story, two apparently senseless explosions, a bullet without traceable direction, a couple of corpses, burned one , Costally raped the other, enter the texture of the novel. The narrative is granted short focali, unusual framing, very slow advances alternating with vertiginous sequence plans. Scroll like a movie. He disturbs and upsets, but no playful breath is denied, which is also useful to the yellow solution. Even catarella has his moment of glory, at the end. "Salvatore Silvano Nigro

  • Author: Andrea Camilleri
  • Format: Paperback, 12 x 16.8 cm
  • Pages: 255
  • Publisher: Sellerio Publisher Palermo
  • Necklace: memory
  • Year: 2011

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