The wings of the Sphinx: Inspector Montalbano Series, Book 11

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Food, love, and murder—Sicilian style—in the gripping eleventh installment of The New York Times bestselling Montalbano mystery series. Things are not going well for Inspector Salvo Montalbano. His relationship with Livia is once again on the rocks and—acutely aware of his age—he is beginning to grow weary of the endless violence he encounters. Then a young woman is found dead, her face half shot off and only a tattoo of a sphinx moth giving any hint of her identity. The tattoo links her to three similarly marked girls-all victims of the underworld sex trade-who have been rescued from the Mafia night-club circuit by a prominent Catholic charity. The problem is, Montalbano's inquiries elicit an outcry from the Church and the three other girls are all missing.
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9780143116608
9781481553346
9781101159620
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series Inspector Montalbano, Inspector Montalbano mystery
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subject_facet Catholic Church -- Charities -- Fiction, Human trafficking victims -- Fiction, Montalbano, Salvo (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction, Police -- Italy -- Fiction
title_display The wings of the Sphinx
title_full The Wings of the Sphinx Inspector Montalbano Series, Book 11, The wings of the Sphinx / Andrea Camilleri ; translated [from the Italian] by Stephen Sartarelli, The wings of the Sphinx [electronic resource] / Andrea Camilleri ; translated by Stephen Sartarelli
title_short The wings of the Sphinx
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