Search Results: "Niccolo Ammaniti"


BOOK REVIEW

I’LL STEAL YOU AWAY by Niccolo Ammaniti
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2006

"Teems with incident, wit and pathos."
The tale of an ordinary boy, lonely, sweet and introspective, driven toward a singularly dark coming of age. Read full book review >

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AS GOD COMMANDS by Niccolo Ammaniti
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2009

"Not at all pretty, but darkly, ferociously beautiful—a triumph for Europe's hottest novelist."
Punk-rock desperadoes and a daft father-son tragicomedy team run riot through the mess and splendor of today's Italy. Read full book review >

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LET THE GAMES BEGIN by Niccolo Ammaniti
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 6, 2013

"A novel that veers out of control, obliterating its setup and dulling Ammaniti's admired edge as a satirist."
In contemporary Rome, a satanic caper implodes in this latest from the well-regarded Italian (Me and You, 2012, etc.). Read full book review >

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I’M NOT SCARED by Niccolo Ammaniti
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2003

"Readable and slight."
A boy in rural southern Italy learns about crime firsthand when he discovers that his own father is part of a kidnapping gang. Rich in setting and detail, Ammaniti's third, his first to be published here, rests contentedly on its YA bedrock. Read full book review >

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ME AND YOU by Niccolo Ammaniti
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 1, 2012

"Scary, lovely and at last a heartbreaker."
A boy and girl, family love and family secrets come together in Italian author Ammaniti's latest (As God Commands, 2009, etc.). Read full book review >