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Andrea Calogero Camilleri Italian pronunciation: Originally from Porto EmpedocleSicily, Camilleri began studies at the Faculty of Literature inwithout concluding them,  meanwhile publishing poems and short stories. From to Camilleri studied stage and film direction at the Silvio D’Amico Academy of Dramatic Arts Fujo Nazionale d’Arte Drammatica and began to take on work as a director and screenwriter, directing especially plays by Pirandello and Beckett.
His parents knew, and were, reportedly, fio friends” of, Pirandello, as he tells in his essay on Pirandello Biography of the Changed Son. His most famous works, the Montalbano series, show many Pirandellian cwmilleri In he returned to the Academy of Dramatic Arts, holding the chair of Film Direction and occupying it for 20 years. Neither of these works enjoyed any significant amount of popularity.
Un Filo DI Fumo
Inafter a long pause of 12 years, Camilleri once more took up novel-writing. In Du published the first in a long series of novels: The series is written in Italian but with a substantial sprinkling of Sicilian phrases and grammar. Both writers make great play of their protagonists’ gastronomic preferences. This feature provides an interesting quirk which has become something of a fad among his readership even in mainland Italy.
On his website, Camilleri refers to the engaging and multi-faceted character of Montalbano as a “serial killer of characters,” meaning that he has developed a life of his own and demands great attention from his author, to the demise of other potential books and different personages.
Camilleri added that he writes a Montalbano novel every so often just so that the character will filp appeased and allow him to work on other stories.
Camilleri now lives in Rome where he works as a TV and theatre director.
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In addition to the degree of popularity brought him by the novels, in recent months Andrea Camilleri has become even more of a media icon thanks to the parodies aired on an Ansrea radio show, where popular comedian, TV host and impressionist Fiorello presents him as a raspy voiced, caustic character, madly in love with cigarettes and smoking, since in Italy, Camilleri is well known for being a heavy smoker of cigarettes.
He considers himself a “non-militant atheist”.
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