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  • Lies and Sorcery - Elsa Morante
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    Lies and Sorcery – Elsa Morante

    From the Publisher: In this 3-generation family novel, Elisa, a young southern Italian woman, reveals her origins through the fairy tales and lies her relatives told themselves and each other. Based on letters she left behind, she reconstructs how her grandparents got to know each other and how her parents, after difficult amorous […] More

  • flowers of stone - ilaria tuti

    Flowers of stone – Ilaria Tuti

    Publisher Cargo sent me the book Bloemen van Steen by Ilaria Tuti. It is about women in the Italian Alps during the First World War. Italy then fought Austria, high in the mountains. These women, the portatrici, contributed to the battle by climbing the mountains with provisions, ammunition, and with the […] More

  • The Mother - Marco Lugli

    The Mother – Marco Lugli

    Anyone who enjoys reading police novels knows, in addition to the names of Dutch writers, those from Scandinavian, English and American crime literature. The Southern European and especially the Italian crime novel, on the other hand, is much less known in the Netherlands. Even a celebrity like the writer Andrea Camilleri who died in 2019 with more than 20 titles with the […] More

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