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Andrea Camilleri's tomb is located under the Angel of Resurrection.<br />
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Rome, 18/07/2019. Today, hundreds of people gathered outside the Non-Catholic Cemetery for Foreigners of Rome to pay tribute and the final respects to Andrea Camilleri, the famous and beloved Italian crime fiction Author, who died on the 17 of July at his home in Rome aged 93. Andrea Camilleri was born in Porto Empedocle (Sicily) on 6 September 1925. He was a writer, screenwriter, director, playwright and teacher. He taught directing at the Accademia Nazionale di Arte Drammatica di Roma (National Academy of Dramatic Art). Creator of the internationally renowned Commissario Montalbano (Inspector Montalbano), Andrea Camilleri wrote more than 100 books - including the 23 novels starring his Sicilian detective -, has been translated into 32 languages and sold more than 30 million copies around the world. Camilleri became well-known in 1994, at the age of 69, when he wrote The Shape of Water, the first book set in the fictional Sicilian town of Vigata and starring Montalbano (The name is a tribute to the Spanish writer Manuel Vázquez Montalbán). The fortunate TV series Inspector Montalbano (In the UK showed by the BBC), produced by RAI, is based on Camilleri's novel and boosted Author and his fictional character global notoriety. In an interview of 2012, Camilleri was asked about the possible ending/death of Montalbano and he said: "When I get fed up with him or am not able to write any more, I'll tell the publisher: publish that book [a secret book Camilleri wrote in 2006]. Sherlock Holmes was recovered… but it will not be possible to recover Montalbano. In that last book, he's really finished".<br />
Grazie Maestro Camilleri!<br />
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Footnotes & Links:<br />
Unofficial but authorised-by-the-Author website http://www.vigata.org/<br />
Andrea Camilleri Obituary (Source, The Guardian): http://bit.do/e2bWS<br />
17.07.19 - Goodbye Maestro Andrea Camilleri http://bit.do/e2kps<br />
(Wikipedia) http://bit.do/e2ceE
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Andrea Camilleri's tomb is located under the Angel of Resurrection.

Rome, 18/07/2019. Today, hundreds of people gathered outside the Non-Catholic Cemetery for Foreigners of Rome to pay tribute and the final respects to Andrea Camilleri, the famous and beloved Italian crime fiction Author, who died on the 17 of July at his home in Rome aged 93. Andrea Camilleri was born in Porto Empedocle (Sicily) on 6 September 1925. He was a writer, screenwriter, director, playwright and...
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