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Attention! Bandits!

On the hills of the Ligurian Apennines, next to a ramshackle house, there is a sign that says «Achtung! Banditen». Carlo Lizzani's debut on...

Marinella Farella – The Gift

The elegant blond woman lingered long in front of the gift shop. Several times she was about to cross the street and leave, but,...

“The Shahs of Old” by Ferdowsi

  Kaiumers first sat upon the throne of Persia, and was master of the world. He took up his abode in the mountains, and clad...

Heiko H. Caimi – Poems in the Wind

The square. The portico. The clock tower, standing out from the city hall behind the square, reminds the townspeople of the uncertainty of time....

Mark Thompson – The White War: Life and Death on the...

A British vision on an Italian war This is an outstanding book on the First World War on the Italian front, the so-called “White War”,...

Georges Simenon The Man Who Watched Trains Go By

Too simple to call it a Noir An ordinary man suddenly becomes the master of his own existence. But his normality, like every other, is...

Snowpiercer

  In 2031 a new ice age will exterminate nearly all the population. The last survivors, on a train in perpetual motion, will have to...

Anthracite by Valerio Evangelisti

Coal will bury them An excellent historiographic novel, although less exciting than subsequent ones. Valerio Evangelisti, unattainable in his Eymerich saga, struggles to find his...

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...

Francesca Nodari – Dolores’ Story

  A missed opportunity This is a story of the conflicts between the author and her father, with a small provincial town near Brescia - indifferent...