Lorenzo Marone: “A regular guy”
New book by Lorenzo Marone “A regular guy” (Feltrinelli 2018).
plot: Mimi, twelve years, glasses, gab from sapientone and the fixed for comics, astronauts and Karate Kid, dwells in a stable Vomero, in Naples, where his father works as a doorman. She spends her days on the sidewalk with his best friend Sasa, a small urchin, or in the apartment he shares with his parents, the teenage sister and grandparents. Nel 1985, the year when everything changes, Mimi you're exercising in the transmission of thought, architect plans to be able to buy a Spiderman suit and find ways to strike up a conversation with Viola convincing her to bring food to Morla, the turtle that lives on the big balcony on the top floor. Ma, mostly, Giancarlo knows, his superhero. That, instead of Batmobile, It has a green Mehari. That does not fly or move mountains, but he writes. And as weapons he has an agenda and a pen, which is fighting to defeat evil. Giancarlo Giancarlo Siani, the journalist of "The Morning" that will fall victim to the Camorra that year and in front of the palace. In the months before 23 September, the day when the young journalist is killed, and in the small world circumscribed the building of the Vomero (Thirty concierge tiles that protect and smother at the same time), Mimi grows up. It turns out the importance of friendship and true bonds, the beating of first love, the salvific value of the stories and words. Why superheroes might not exist, but the memory of special people and their small but important actions are.
The author, He was a competitor and winner of the third edition of the City of Como Prize with the book “Sadness has a light sleeper” (Longanesi 2016).
Lorenzo Marone Biography inside of his latest book.