Prolific author of the Inspector Montalbano detective novels
Hercule Poirot looked thoughtfully along the titles.A Bible, a battered copy of Shakespeare’s plays, The Marriage of William Ashe, by Mrs. Humphry Ward. The Young Stepmother, by Charlotte Yonge. The Shropshire Lad. Eliot’s Murder in the Cathedral. Bernard Shaw’s St. Joan. Gone With the Wind, by Margaret Mitchell. The Burning Court, by Dickson Carr.