In a dreadful morning a body cut into pieces and wrapped in a plastic
bag is found in a clay deposit. All the signs point to an old-fashioned
mafi a style execution of a traitor. Strangely enough, Mimì Augello
that lately has been unusually irritable and short-tempered, is now driving crazy the entire police station.
Augello insists on being assigned to the case and, if he doesn’t get it, is threatening to request a new assignment elsewhere. Montalbano
discovers that his friend is not only carrying on a secret love affair…