Fresh Meat: Off Side by Manuel Vázquez Montalbán

Off Side by Manuel Vázquez Montalbán is the latest of the Pepe Carvalho detective novels to be released in the United States (available July 17, 2012). When I learned that fictional Barcelona-based private detective Pepe Carvalho was an inspiration for the Salvo Montalbano series by Italian author Andrea Camilleri, I knew I had to investigate…