The Perfections, by Vincenzo Latronico

Latronico perfections

Among the most enervating trends in our world today, the idea of ​​the fullest self-realization stands out as a compendium between the work, the existential, the spiritual seasoned with permanent happiness. Marketing things that reach everything, even the deepest perception of life. Today's new generations...

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At the End of the World, by Antti Tuomainen

At one end of the world

The alienating has a root of the strange, of the alien to this planet. But the term ends up pointing more to the loss of reason. In this novel by Antti Tuomainen both extremes are summarized. Because from the cosmos comes a remote mineral vestige that everyone craves for different…

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The Wizard of the Kremlin, by Giuliano da Empoli

The wizard of the kremlin book

To understand reality you have to take a long path towards the origin. The evolution of any human-mediated event always leaves clues to be discovered before reaching the hurricane epicenter of everything, where an unintelligible dead calm can hardly be appreciated. The chronicles erect myths and their…

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You Should Have Gone By Daniel Kehlmann

You should have gone, Daniel Kehlmann

The suspense, that thriller with a diversity of arguments, constantly adjusts to new patterns. Lately, the domestic thriller seems to be championing that of presenting disturbing stories, never better than from the epicenter of the familiar to offer doubts about those closest to us. But certain patterns are always maintained. Because …

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The years of silence, by Álvaro Arbina

The years of silence, Álvaro Arbina

There comes a time when the popular imagination is invaded by regrettable circumstances. In war there is no place for legends beyond the dedication to survival. But there are always myths that point to something else, to a magical resilience in the face of the most unfortunate future. Between …

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The Bramard case, by Davide Longo

The Bramard case, Davide Longo. First part of the crimes of Piedmont.

The black genre suffers a continuous approach by new authors capable of assaulting reader consciences in search of new booty. Partly because, in today's crime narrative, when you get the hang of the author on duty, you go looking for new references. Davide Longo currently offers (he has already done some…

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A world without men, by Sandra Newman

A world without men, by Sandra Newman

From Margaret Atwood with her sinister Handmaid's Tale to Stephen King in his Sleeping Beauties made chrysalis in a world apart. Just two examples to shore up a science fiction genre that turns feminism on its head to approach it from a disturbing perspective. In this …

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The Employees, by Olga Ravn

The Employees, Olga Ravn

We traveled very far to undertake a task of absolute introspection made in Olga Ravn. Paradoxes that only science fiction can assume with possibilities of narrative transcendence. Since the estrangement of a spaceship, moved through the cosmos under some icy symphony born of the very big bang, we know some...

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German Fantasy, by Philippe Claudel

German Fantasy, Philippe Claudel

The war intrastories make up the most noir scenario possible, the one that awakens aromas of survival, cruelty, alienation and a remote hope. Claudel composes this mosaic of stories with a diversity of focuses depending on the proximity or distance with which each narration is sighted. The short narrative has that great…

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The Man in the Labyrinth, by Donato Carrisi

The man of the labyrinth, Carrisi

From the deepest shadows sometimes return victims who have been able to escape the most unfortunate fate. It is not just a matter of this fiction by Donato Carrisi because precisely in it we find reflections of that part of black history that extends to almost anywhere. It could be that…

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Constance by Matthew Fitzsimmons

Constance de Fitzsimmons

Every author who ventures into science fiction, including the menda (see my book Alter), on some occasion considers the issue of cloning because of its double component between the scientific and the moral. Dolly the sheep as the supposed first clone of a mammal is already very …

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