Divorce to Islamica in Viale Marconi

2005. The Italian secret services receive information: a group of Muslim immigrants, which operates in Rome in the area of ​​Viale Marconi, is preparing an attack. To find out who the cell components are infiltrated Christian Mazzari, a young Sicilian who speaks perfectly Arab. Christian starts his undercover survey: for the inhabitants of the neighborhood he becomes Issa, a Tunisian immigrant in search of a bed and a job. The fate of her is crossed with that of Sofia, an Egyptian young immigrant wearing the veil and lives in her neighborhood along with her husband Said, happy alias, architect reinvented pizza maker. Through Sofia we see the Islamic culture with a woman's eyes struggling with a complicated conjugal life. Sofia, however, has a great dream to realize. In the alternation of the voices of Issa and Sofia the irony and the satire of the common places make this novel, a black comedy in which the serious and grotesque, rational and absurd, love and fear describe contradictions Of the Italian company with an original language, which imitates the "spoken" of immigrants and Italians. In a succession of hilarious scenes and moments rich in Pathos, of sparkling dialogues and popular proverbs, you arrive at a compelling surprise final that displaces the reader, forcing it with great fun to rewind the film from the beginning.

  • Author: Amara Lakhous
  • Format: Paperback, 13 x 20 cm
  • Pages: 188
  • Publisher: Edizioni and / or
  • Necklace: Pocket
  • Year 2012

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