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Anna Ettore – Summer

  The sun beat down on the uncultivated grass of the park. A few white clouds dragged the muggy sky to the corners of the...

Andrea Taffi – Nothing noble

  Terzo made sure that the hut would withstand water and wild boars, then loaded the bags of charcoal onto the mule and returned to...

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...

And Agnes Chose to Die

  Agnes, despite her age and her physical condition, is a tireless worker. Her husband, Palita, is forced to stay at home because of his...

How they found an island where Hell is

Having sailed with the wind somewhere in the region of Aquilone, they saw an island that was all full of large stones and was...

Grazia Deledda – Reeds in the Wind

Efix’s attachment What lingers after reading this novel is the rugged and sunny landscape of Sardinia, to which the author devotes intense descriptive interludes. Against...

The Who – Tommy

  Tommy? Yes, indeed. If not the first, then certainly one of the first rock operas, and surely the greatest of them all, whose fame...

Gore Vidal – Julian

  Why we can call ourselves pagans In choosing to recount the life of Julian, Vidal is singing a hymn to the values of the ancient...

Witnesses

  The exile, he who voluntarily or under duress leaves his homeland, is one of the protagonists of our time, especially if by "home" we...

Leonardo Sciascia – To Each His Own

When the detective story is a chronicle of our times An anonymous letter, a double murder, a mysterious secondary school teacher who plays detective: these...