... about 3 young guys in Italy and how their paths cross. A decadent but charming sociopath, a confused university student who becomes a follower and a haunted young carabinieri. Read morePublished 4 months ago by joe
Let me say first that I’m a big fan of Gianrico Carofiglio and his Guido Guerrieri series of books. His books have an authenticity to them because he was a prosecuting attorney in... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Grey Wolffe
This book is absolutely no thriller, not - as another reviewer mentions - "tense" or "taut" - rather, it is ponderously slow, self-indulgent and at times, simply a... Read morePublished 15 months ago by EinLA
Carofiglio is not merely a mystery writer, but a philosopher, too. He writes about a real place, Bari, with "real" persons to fill it.Published 19 months ago by margiebosco
The descriptions of Bari are enchanting; makes me want to add this region to my knowledge of Italy.
The thoughts and internal dilemmas of the protagonist hero ring true and... Read more
This novel, translated from Italian, is a tough one to grab hold of or to describe. Two stories are happening simultaneously: a third-person narrative in which the Barese (Italy)... Read morePublished on July 19, 2011 by Clarice