Saturday, October 14, 2006


Something weird happened today 14.10.2006 I bought the Guardian, a newspaper I usually avoid like the plague, and in its review section is an article about Andrea Camilleri by Paul Bailey.

It must be fate?

I will read it later and see if there is any useful information to be gleaned about the Sicilian writer.

A quick perusal informs me that he had been a member of the Communist Party, and does not approve of Silvio Berlusconi. Nothing earth shattering there.

Also Camilleri was a great friend and admirer of Leonardo Sciascia, but prefers fellow Marxist Dashiell Hammett to Raymond Chandler.

To be continued.................


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