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Clara Arosio – Perspectives and characters in Fruttero’s and Lucentini’s crime...

  Parallel investigation In this essay, Clara Arosio studies two books – The Sunday Woman (Harcourt Brace, 1973) and A che punto è la notte – ...

Beppe Fenoglio – A Private Affair

  Love and war: two words that seem to contradict each other. However, never have they managed to coexist so harmoniously as in this book. After...

Ruth Rendell – Heartstones

A refined novella with a nineteenth century feel A gloomy adolescent, a little sister who sees ghosts, a scholarly father, the backdrop of a bleak...

Gilles Leroy – Alabama Song

The obscenity of love It’s incrediblehow a man can put himself in a woman’s shoes with the effectiveness of Gilles Leroy. Reading this fictional biography about...

Lisa Biggi – Firemen don’t come out for women in tears

Futility These nine short stories by Lisa Biggi unfold in a time suspended between the expectations of our existence and the disillusionments of the present,...

Compañeros (1970)

  Compañeros is a revolutionary tortilla-western directed by Sergio Corbucci, considered a specialist in this genre after the success of Django (1966) played by...

Tess Gallagher – Black violets

Black violets is a collection of seven short stories and fortynine poems. It’s a book born on a dangerous tree: the family connection with Raymond...

Marco Vichi – Death in Florence

  To Die of boredom in Florence In "Death in Florence" by Marco Vichi it is clear from the very beginning that the investigation conducted by...

Giorgio Scerbanenco – Europe, a Lot of Love

  What happens when your dad sends you home alone? Is a chaffeur not exactly a gentlemen? With a wack of a handbag the good-for-nothing is...

Giuliano Bugani – How a Love Story Could Have Been

Unresolved loves Included in the collection “The unresolved”, this book by Giuliano Bugani presents two long stories. The first, which provides the title of the...