Gino Pitaro, “Benzine”

“Benzine”, by Gino Pitaro, seems divided in two. Not in two parts, two sections or two chapters, just two microclimates. One is personal, narrated more like a blogger than a man of letters, the other takes the form of an action novel.

The protagonist, Luigi, is the current reinterpretation of the old travet, that is the now omnipresent precarious doctoral student, who works at the call center and is divided between political commitment, lived with reluctance, and time spent with friends. He is a commuter, he moves in a post-Pasolinian multiethnic suburb, described with clarity and without…

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Patrizia Poli

Patrizia Poli

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