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Il grande futuro

Amal nasce su un'isola in cui è guerra tra Esercito Regolare e Neri, soldati che in una mano impugnano il fucile e nell'altra il libro sacro. Amal è l'ultimo, servo figlio di servi pescatori e migliore amico di Ahmed, figlio del signore del villaggio. Da piccolo, una mina lo sventra in petto e ora Amal, che in arabo significa speranza, porta un cuore non suo. Amal e Ahmed si promettono imperitura
Title
Il grande futuro
Author
Giuseppe Catozzella
Language
Italian
Publisher
Milano: Feltrinelli, 2017 | Other editions
261 p.
ISBN
9788807888946 (paperback)

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About Giuseppe Catozzella

Giuseppe Catozzella (born 18 June 1976) is a popular Italian writer.

He was born in Milan and studied philosophy at the University of Milan. After graduating, he moved to Australia. After living in Sydney for an extended period, he returned to his native Milan. He has been nominated by the UN Goodwill Ambassador UNHCR.

Catozzella has published across multiple literary genres, including plays, short stories and novels, and writes on the main Italian newspapers La Repubblica and L'Espresso. His novel Don't Tell Me You're Afraid, dealing with the refugee crisis in the Mediterranean Sea, was a very popular and critical success in Italy and in the world. The novel sold more than 500.000 copies in 40 countries. In Italy it won the Premio Strega Giovani 2014 and it was shortlisted for the Premio Strega 2014. It was also shortlisted at the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award and it won other prizes in France, S…Read more on Wikipedia