Superfred – borrow books from people nearby, find good reads and make new friends. Results 1 – 16 of 43 13 January by Niccolò Ammaniti and Jonathan Hunt by Niccol? AMMANITI and Fango. 29 June by Niccolo Ammaniti. Niccolò Ammaniti, author of I’m Not Scared, on LibraryThing. Grammatica pratica della lingua italiana: Eserciziario 1 copy; Rispetto (in Fango) 1 copy; Petits.

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It opens in a small isolated Italian town where a 10 year old boy discovers a secret in an abandoned farmhouse. I cannot recommend it enough. Written in the first person and narrated by a nine Nine-year-old Michele is the narrator. Feb 07, Andy Weston rated it it was amazing. The novel was adapted into a movieonce again by Gabriele Salvatores. Pacing issues, character depth focused almost entirely on the narrator understandable, as it is not an omniscient voice, but makes the important point that this particular story may have been better served if it wereand, most importantly, anticlimactic.

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For people who love good thrillers with good writing, this book is for you. The hottest summer of the twentieth century. I must confess that I’ve done no more than flick through the book and check the ammanii scene here and there. And it is the extremely rare but very possible events that make the best fiction. Zmmaniti 03, notgettingenough rated it really liked it Shelves: Much of the confusion for the reader makes a certain amount ammaniti sense as we only know what the nine year old knows – though there are some things we, the adult reader, understand that he does not.

Always the helper, Michele then proceeds to remove the ticks. Nov 22, Trupti Dorge rated it it was amazing Shelves: He does it with just one or two short sentences, often when his fictive boy narrator makes a wrong perception of something which at first seemed real. I’d been looking forward to reading this book for quite a while.


The tale is told with enough balance as to be emotionally and intellectually engaging without being overly sentimental. It was a story of what his life would have been like if my grandfather hadn’t made the decision to leave Calabria for nicccol better – Australia, as it happened. The book moves along at a quick pace and ends in a fanho biting climax.

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This novel was also adapted into a film version directed by Gabriele Salvatores in[2] [3]. And they do, repeatedly. And the grown-ups stayed shut up indoors, like toads waiting for the heat ammajiti die down.

Michele stumbles upon a boy of his own age who has been kidnapped. A blazing summer in the small poverty-stricken village in southern Italy where the action takes place is so well evoked you almost sweat.

The discovery of the kidnapped boy in the beginning of the book was the most exciting part, and then it was all down hill from there.

I mostri non esistono. Tren de primavera Cafeteria de Audrey Then all that the boy has heard, felt and seen he ties them up in the end, like a bundle of hard wires, then hits you with it in the head leaving you dazed.

Set during the heat wave in the summer ofin rural Italy nine year old Michele and his friends pretty much have the countryside to themselves. Around the Year i It is story of innocence lost, as he is just beginning to sort out right from wrong, and real fears from imagined ones, monsters from pigs, dogs from the lords of the hill.

Amkaniti hate to say this because I love his writings, I really do, but My second book from Nicolo Ammanati. Jun 07, Elizabeth A rated it liked it Shelves: Why would you write that question here, it’s a spoiler! Oct 18, Traveller rated it it am,aniti amazing Shelves: I fantasmi, i lupi mannari, le streghe sono fesserie inventate per mettere paura ai creduloni come te.


The descriptions of the prairie and the region are so wonderful that I could actually imagine being there. That the wives are mostly in on it and if not condoning, have accepted it? After all, real life has the best stories.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. I really liked the setting, and the sense of place in this story. And what a unique and brilliant narration! I urge you to read this. They were large and somber.

El libro es sumamente corto y la lectura bastante amena te lo lees en muy poco tiempo. Lists with This Book. The protagonist of this story is a nine year old boy, and themes explored include the loss of childhood innocence, and the confusion of trying to make sense of the adult world.

He won the prestigious Italian Viareggio-Repaci Prize for Fiction with his bestselling novel I’m Not Scared, which has been translated into thirty-five languages. Isabelle Pino father and Teasea mother. Entrambi sono pieni di suspense e colpi di scena. Sorry, book, but the visual spectacle of the film simply outdoes in spades anything you can do in words.

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Quite a horror story and a lot of local color of the Italian countryside as the work is translated from the Italian. As the reader you are viewing the events from the eyes of nine year old Michelle and you feel the same confusion and detachment that he does when placed in a situation where an incredible event is occuring. I was very upset with the ending.