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VVAA – Agents of Treachery

The best spy is the one uncovering history A decent anthology, edited by Otto Penzler, with prominent authors and fourteen stories which, though in most...

James Hadley Chase – The Things Men Do

  A stainless-steel author A classic noir in the equally classic style of James Hadley Chase, impeccable master of the genre, able as usual to create...

“Don Pietraviva’s Fences” by Cataldo Russo

A timeless masterpiece A modern novel already a classic, for both the realism with which it has been designed, and its plot and structure. A...

The Cure – Disintegration

  1989 is the year. As the decade of hedonism and reflux is going to end, the dreams of freedom seem about to be realized...

Zazie in the Metro

  The film, released in 1960, is based on the novel of the same name by Raymond Queneau, an author very much in vogue in...

The diving bell and the butterfly

A book is one of the most powerful weapons for human beings, and Jean-Dominique Bauby has understood that quite well. Editor-in-chief of Elle magazine,...

Órla Foyle – Dorothea in the Land of Black and White...

The white girl looks over at our table. She is waiting for chowder soup while her mother waits for fish and chips....

Agota Kristof – Yesterday

All Agota Kristof’s motifs Even with a very thin plot, Agota Kristof manages to set up a very short novel that knows how...

Massimo Carlotto – Nothing, nothing more in the world

Main character: a middle-aged mother. Secondary characters: her husband, her daughter. Location: a working-class neighborhood in Turin. Time: today. Massimo...

Dan Simmons – The Terror

In 1845, the Erebus and the Terror, two English sailing ships, sail in search of the legendary Northwest Passage, but remain stuck in the...