4 of 6 people found the following review helpful
Like other reviewers, I can attest that this is not a dog book. There is little knowledge nor wisdom on the subject of dogs. The dog is a friend and a prop, a signifier of joy and compassion.
However, there is so much more to know and experience of dogs and this writer is notable for his lack of interest in a deeper understanding of dogs. They are not ciphers. They are
not Buddhas. They are unique and fabulous and worthy of serious interest, involvement and study. I admire Asian thought and also dogs. Somehow, this glossy fusion does neither a service.
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These are so enjoyable, like being in Italy. Only as a resident, not a tourist.
Salvo is very thoughtful and decent as a policeman. His private life is a recurring theme,
it is complicated but also full of affection and kindness. The police colleagues are hilarious
and appealing. We also liked the series The Young Montalbano. Better film aesthetics
and a lovely young man as Salvo.
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
We love this series. The plot moves with an Italianate slowness and has a delicious cadence to it. The characters are vivid, unforgettable and the acting excellent.
The supporting cast is a feature of the success of this series. One looks forward to their participation and the essence of each character stays true from episode to episode.
The Sicilian landscape is harsh and bright and they do not try to glamorize it. Thus, you feel as though you are among friends, going along with their adventures and
witness to a more intense version of real life. Just enough crime and violence to make it interesting; not too much gore to be a big turn off and a feature unto itself.