Books by Nino Ricci

TESTAMENT by Nino Ricci
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 14, 2003

"Persuasive evidence that a writer as gifted as Ricci can tackle almost any subject and succeed with it. Better than Mailer, not as good as Crace."
The life of Jesus, most recently fictionalized by Norman Mailer and Jim Crace, now imagined by the Italian-born Canadian author of a highly praised autobiographical trilogy (Where She Has Gone, 1998, etc.). Read full book review >
WHERE SHE HAS GONE by Nino Ricci
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 15, 1998

"An extended work that rivals Pat Barker's much better known WWI trilogy, and a saga of the immigrant experience that is unrivaled in English (and, very likely, Italian)."
This beautifully written, quietly moving story impressively completes Italian-Canadian novelist Ricci's autobiographical trilogy (The Book of Saints, 1991; In a Glass House, 1995). Read full book review >
IN A GLASS HOUSE by Nino Ricci
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 10, 1995

"Surprisingly unmoving, despite the vivid portrayal of immigrants adjusting, changing, but never quite abandoning their heritage."
The second in a projected trilogy (The Book of Saints, 1991) celebrating the Italian immigration experiencethis time in a story that seems to circle around, rather than pin down, its young protagonist, now living in Canada. Read full book review >
THE BOOK OF SAINTS by Nino Ricci
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 23, 1991

"A promising, if not ground-breaking, debut."
A quiet but eloquent first novel about the darker side of life in the Italian countryside, but Italian-born Ricci, now living in Canada. Read full book review >