Gordiano Lupi, “Calcio e acciaio”
“The problem with life is that, even when it never changes, it changes all the time.”
A novel where very little happens, “Football and Steel” by Gordiano Lupi, centered on a Proustian remembrance, a madeleine that refers profusely to the author’s previous book, the beautiful “In search of lost Piombino”. Here too nostalgia is the main figure, it permeates all the pages in an excruciating way.
“Giovanni returned to Piombino to fall ill with memories. When reality is not what we want it to be, we end up taking refuge in the past. “