“It’s late, Mario, let me go”.
She threw herself out of the car, fumbled with the lock, for a moment the light illuminated the entrance hall. She wore a shirt that was a little big on her. He was impressed with the image of his thin shoulders disappearing into the door.
He…

The salesman of Childcraft rang the door, well dressed and with a briefcase. It was the early sixties, the serial instalments invaded the houses, a sign of an emancipation within everyone’s reach, of a tangible social progress made up of concrete things, such as cars, holidays, the bottled wine, the…

Between the Greeks and the Etruscans, the ancient inhabitants of Italy were farmers and shepherds. The closest to the Etruscans were called Latins and their country was called Lazio, it was a land of mountains, hills, woods and fertile plains. Rivers and streams descended into the valley but then stopped…

The inhabitants of the villages near Rome envied its good position and would have liked to be the only ones to trade with the Etruscans. The Romans, therefore, went down to scuffle in the plains around the Palatine. Little by little, Rome won all surrounding villages, and slowly these became…

Patrizia Poli

Patrizia Poli was born in Livorno in 1961. Writer of fiction and blogger, she published five novels.

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