Books by Paolo Maurensig

THEORY OF SHADOWS by Paolo Maurensig
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 16, 2018

"A pleasure for fans of literary mystery—and of chess as well."
Furst meets Nabokov: an atmospheric blend of historical fact and detective-tale speculation against the backdrop of international chess. Read full book review >
CANONE INVERSO by Paolo Maurensig
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 1998

An alluring allegorical second novel, from the late-blooming Italian author of The Luneburg Variation (1997), employs three skillfully interconnected stories to tell a vivid cautionary tale about the nature of genius—and the varied powers of music—to console, ennoble, and destroy. Read full book review >
THE LUNEBURG VARIATION by Paolo Maurensig
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 1997

A polished and subtle first novel, published in Italy in 1993, that details with Nabokovian cunning the working-out of a ``sickening design'' during WW II and for long years afterward. Read full book review >