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Un anno di libri 2018 – A Year of Books 2018 – Un año de libros 2018

15 libri letti e recensiti (11 in italiano, 3 in inglese e 1 in spagnolo): 15 books read and reviewed (11 in Italian, 3 in English and 1 in Spanish): 15 libros leídos y reseñados (11 en italiano, 3 en … Continua a leggere

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What Is Past Is Dead by Mohammed Massoud Morsi

Mohammed has just arrived in Egypt from Denmark. He’s Egyptian like his friends Mido and Ahmed, but he speaks and looks like a foreigner. The three of them travel through the desert at night to sell hashish to some Israeli … Continua a leggere

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Passing by Nella Larsen

Passing (1929) is set in the 1920s and portrays the lives of two women: Clare, who pretends to be fully white and doesn’t reveal her heritage to her racist husband and their daughter Margery, and Irene who passes occasionally. Irene … Continua a leggere

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The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry

The Essex Serpent (2016) is the second book written by Sarah Perry. This British author was born in Essex in 1979, grew up in a strict Baptist family and has a PhD in creative writing. Her first novel was published … Continua a leggere

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My Year in Books 2017

And another year is over. Dear readers, thank you very much for visiting my blog and reading my posts from all over the world! I wish you all the best for 2018! And thank you to all the writers who … Continua a leggere

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A Portal in Space by Mahmoud Saeed

A Portal in Space by Mahmoud Saeed was published in Arabic in 2012 and in English in 2015. The novel is mainly set in Basra, a port city in southern Iraq and in Baghdad, the country’s capital, while the events … Continua a leggere

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Saddam City (I Am The One Who Saw) by Mahmoud Saeed

Mahmoud Saeed was born in Mosul, Iraq in the late 1930s, but after being imprisoned six times for political reasons between 1963 and 1980, in 1985 he finally succeeded to emigrate to the United Arab Emirates. Since 1999, he has been living … Continua a leggere

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