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Michela Murgia – Accabadora

She is the last mother She who completes. This is the meaning of the Sardinian word Accabadora, the woman who facilitates destiny in the last...

Ambra Porcedda – Imeacht brónach. A Miserable Way Out

A wrong world In this book from the collection “The unresolved” Ambra Porcedda presents us with two love stories with a twist in which she...

Erri De Luca – The Day Before Happiness

  A coming-of age book analysed from a Neapolitan point of view. This is, in short, the last Erri de Luca’s literary work. Is the...

Disobedience [La disubbidienza]

Aldo Lado directs an unusual movie “La Disubbidienza” (Disobedience), a departure from his previous work, in which he favoured the violent thriller. Lado will...

Liam O’Flaherty – The Informer

A terrible beauty Poverty and misery are the real protagonists of a betrayal occurring during twelve hours, su-perbly told by Liam O’Flaherty. Human beings often...

Martin Amis – The Information

  Electrifying Writing The Information is a novel which narrates the friendship between two forty year old men, former fellow students. Both are unlucky writers, they...

Georges Simenon – The Snow Was Dirty

  Simenon as Dostoevskij Noir set during the Nazi occupation, The Snow Was Dirty narrates the initiation of a young man into adulthood, and a crime...

Compulsion

  Two university students, influenced by a warped interpretation of the works of Nietsche, kill a school friend to demonstrate their superiority, convinced that it...

Amneris Di Cesare – Nothing but Love

  Redemption through abuse Maria, called zannuta (fanged) because of her prominent teeth, is not loved by her mother, who is ashamed of her, nor by...