Literature

Barracoon

This nonfiction work is based on a series of interviews with Cudjo Lewis, the last survivor of the Middle Passage slave trade in the 1800s. Hurston allows the reader to enter Cudjo's world through...

Adeline Mowbray

'Adeline Mowbray' tells the story of a young girl who, having fallen in love with the philosopher Frederic Glenmurray, a fierce critic of the institution of marriage, becomes determined to not get married...

Moonlight Mile

Private investigators Kenzie and Gennaro take on the case of a missing 16-year-old girl.  This leads them into the world of crime, drugs, violence and mental instablility.  Any character in the story with a...

The Sari shop

The novel recreates a modern India through the eyes of a young low middle-class man who works as an assistant in a saris shop, in the city of Amritsar (north of the country, in the state of Punjab). His...

The House in Charlton Crescent

Lady Anne Daventry, an elderly lady in poor health, is a recluse living in her London town-house. She realises that someone is trying to murder her and employs a private detective, under the guise of a new...

The Child in Time

Romance set in twentieth-century England with some traces of fantasy. An English couple see their 3-year-old only daughter kidnapped, and they give way to shock. Instead of supporting each other, they...

Clock Dance

Anne Tyler is a well-known and respected American writer who describes situations related to the family. The novel describes the life of a woman from her troubled childhood, in which the parents are in...

The Institute

Luke Ellis is a 12-year old genius. However, his principal talent is not his intelligence but his telekinetic power which, though not strong and developed, attracts the attention of some persons who run a...

Non so niente di te

Filippo è il figlio modello che tutti i genitori vorrebbero avere: buono, attento, intelligente e studioso. Ha un percorso di studi ben tracciato davanti a sé e una carriera promettente a portata di mano. A...