After the success of those who send the waves, young Witch Award 2015, Fabio Genovesi returns with a bright and colorful, fun and poetic novel, capable of alternating with extraordinary effectiveness the registers and to let us pass in a moment from rice to emotion. The sea where you don't touch you read in a breath and remains forever in the heart, together with the unique voice of the narrator, a boy with the head full of questions and the heart overflowing with stories.
Fabio is six years, two parents, and nine grandparents. Nine, because it is the only child of the Mancini family, and the many brothers of his true grandfather-men's solitary, impetuous and dangerously eccentric - if they contend him to take him hunting, fishing and involving him in a thousand other activities very little girls. Thus Fabio grows without attending his peers, and the first day of school will be a concentrate of shocking surprises: his companions have many toys and very little grandparents, and they enjoy themselves with strange games from the absurd names - hide and seek, rubbandiera, Moscies. And finally, the most alarming discovery of all, on the family of him weighs a terrible curse: all the males arriving at forty years without marrying crazy. His grandparents are there to witness it. Fortunately, next to him there are also a taciturn but affectionate father, his mother, grandmother and a very wise girl who goes around dressed as a ladybird. A chaotic family that seems invincible, until something totally unexpected happens and upsets every balance. Day after day, from elementary school to medium, Fabio will seek the ever-precarious balance between a private world of stories, full of adventures and animated imagination, and the world out there, confined to a thousand oppressive rules and dominated by the law of the most strong. Between stains, sudden loves and extraordinary encounters, in a path of formation Rocovoleco, poetic and teramed, Fabio will understand that the oddities are our inexhaustible treasure of uniqueness, and will come to discover their own narrator's vocation in love with life.