Giuseppe Benassi, “I veggenti”

“The seers” by Giuseppe Benassi, an expanded revision of “Occhi senza pupille”, is an example of how a second draft can be much superior to the first.

The topic revolves around the same elements, the story takes place between Livorno, Paris and Volterra, the portraits without pupils are still those of Modigliani but the style is better as well as the novel’s scaffolding. Those of Benassi are crime, tinged with…