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Entre incrédulo y horrorizado, el comisario Salvo Montalbano contempla desde su ventana una imagen de pesadilla: un caballo yace muerto sobre la arena. Una rápida inspección a pie de playa le permite constatar que se trata de un magnífico purasangre que ha sido sacrificado con crueldad y ensañamiento. Pese a no ser precisamente un defensor de los animales, el comisario siente la necesidad de llevar ante la justicia a quien haya sido capaz de perpetrar semejante acto. Así pues, con la ayuda de su amiga Ingrid, ...
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La pista de arena

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Entre incrédulo y horrorizado, el comisario Salvo Montalbano contempla desde su ventana una imagen de pesadilla: un caballo yace muerto sobre la arena. Una rápida inspección a pie de playa le permite constatar que se trata de un magnífico purasangre que ha sido sacrificado con crueldad y ensañamiento. Pese a no ser precisamente un defensor de los animales, el comisario siente la necesidad de llevar ante la justicia a quien haya sido capaz de perpetrar semejante acto. Así pues, con la ayuda de su amiga Ingrid, Montalbano se adentrará en un ambiente al que nos tiene poco acostumbrados: el de los círculos ecuestres, las carreras de caballos y las elegantes fiestas benéficas, un mundo poblado por hombres de negocios de altos vuelos, aristócratas y amazonas de rompe y rasga. Pero de ahí a las apuestas clandestinas y las carreras amañadas apenas media un paso, y Montalbano se colocará en el punto de mira de turbios personajes que lo amenazarán de todos los modos posibles. Incluso, poco faltará para que su casa acabe pasto de las llamas. ¿Qué otra cosa puede esperarse de la mafia?. En su máximo esplendor como detective y como seductor, Montalbano se niega en redondo a subsanar las primeras y evidentes huellas del paso del tiempo, como por ejemplo llevar gafas, que le ahorrarían avanzar a tropezones y cometer algún error. Y si bien su relación con Livia sigue atravesando horas bajas, su proverbial apetito y vitalismo socarrón se mantienen indemnes.
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  • ISBN-13: 9788415470434
  • Publisher: Ediciones Salamandra
  • Publication date: 12/4/2011
  • Language: Spanish
  • Sold by: Libranda
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 1,209,079
  • File size: 245 KB

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