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Malaparte. Death like me

Island of Capri, August 1939. Italy is in the grip of fascism, the Second World War is upon us. During a sparkling party under the stars, zeppo of aristocrats, Nazi and American billionaires, the famous Curzio Malaparte writer, Gran Rubacuori and Enfant Terrible of fascism, is approached by the Secret Police of Mussolini: someone accuses the murder of a young poet English, mysteriously precipitated by a clerk four years earlier. Malaparte decides to get to the stain: with the help of a few trusted friends he will conduct a very difficult investigation into hiding. Who is trying to fit it? Perhaps that OFFICIAL OF THE SS ALWAYS IN THE COMPANY OF HIS SANGHERY DOBERMANN? And what role does the terrible (and true) secret hidden in the past of Adolf Hitler has in the plot? To escape the manor, the writer will have to appeal to all the qualities of him, to an enchanting girl from unsuspected talents and a brilliant Deus Ex Machina: an American journalist, exquisite Gentleman and future head of US military espionage in Europe. From scenario do the landscape of Capri and the villa that Malaparte is building on one of the most spectacular cliffs of the island, while between Champagne and Orchestrine the European High Society awaits its last hour. Malaparte is not there: he is well determined to save his skin. But that is not all. Soon the reader will discover that the story is much more than a literary fiction ...

  • Author: Rita Monaldi, Francesco sorti
  • Format: Hardcover, 15.5 x 24 cm
  • Pages: 494
  • Publisher: Baldini & Castoldi
  • Necklace: novels and tales
  • Year: 2016

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