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Robert J. Conley – Geronimo. An American legend

Geronimo, an American legend. Twenty years ago, Walter Hill's movie was written by John Milius. I translated Robert J. Conley's novel, which was far...

Nicoletta Vallorani – Like a Whale

The value of “whaleness” The dolphin Ciro saves (or maybe not) the whale Alice, orphaned following the escape of the mother in front of the...

Richard Stark and Darwyn Cole – Slayground

Hard boiled afternoon lesson: Slayground (in Italian Luna-Parker) by Richard Stark (pseudonym of Donald E. Westlake). Very strained, all set in a disquieting amusement...

The Smiths – The Queen Is Dead

Continuing the journey in the world of British punk and alternative music, after talking about The Clash and Morrissey, it seemed right to take...

Loren D. Estleman – Frames

A cinema detective Valentino is a UCLA archivist and likes to call himself a film detective, since his main occupation is to find and recover...

W.R. Burnett – Conant

Conant is a classic gangster-like thriller that sees a journalist facing a crazy crime organization and that shows some noir moments of undeniable charm. Burnett...

Augusto De Angelis – The Murdered Banker – Six Women and...

In The murdered banker, commissioner Carlo De Vincenzi, a careful investigator of human nature, must exonerate a friend from an overwhelming accusation of murder....

Morrissey – Low in High School

Names such as the Smiths and Morrissey, may say little or nothing to today's listeners, but they are very meaningful to the 80s’ rock...

William Dalrymple – Return of a King

William Dalrymple, an expert on the Indian sub-continent (In India and Delhi are two great books to understand India) takes us to Afghanistan, in...

Erri De Luca – The Opposite of One

"The opposite of one" is a collection of autobiographical stories that opens with a small poem in verses dedicated to the author's mother: because...