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Recommended adult books (6)
Travel the world without leaving your chair. If you are into adult here are some adult books from Italy for the next part of the Read Around The World Challenge.

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Numero Zero by Umberto Eco EN

Rating: 2     1 Vote
Country: Europe / Italy flag Italy
Description:
From the best-selling author of The Name of the Rose and The Prague Cemetery, a novel about the murky world of media politics, conspiracy, and murder

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The Days of Abandonment by Elena Ferrante EN

Rating: 3     1 Vote
Country: Europe / Italy flag Italy
Description:
"This novel that shocked audiences in Europe with its unsentimental and unyielding depiction of motherhood, marriage and solitude, tells the story of one woman's headlong descent into what she calls an "absence of sense" after being abandoned by her husband. Olga's "days of abandonment" become a desperate, dangerous freefall into the darkest places of the soul as she roams the empty streets of a city that she has never learned to love. When she finds herself trapped inside the four walls of her apartment in the middle of a summer heat wave, Olga is forced to confront her ghosts, the potential ... continue

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The Girl with the Leica by Helena Janeczek EN

Rating: 3     1 Vote
Country: Europe / Italy flag Italy
Description:
WINNER The Strega Prize Gerda Taro was a German-Jewish war photographer, anti-fascist activist, artist and innovator who, together with her partner, the Hungarian Endre Friedmann, was one half of the alias Robert Capa, widely considered to be the twentieth century's greatest war and political photographer. She was killed while documenting the Spanish Civil War and tragically became the first female photojournalist to be killed on a battlefield. August 1, 1937, Paris. Taro's twenty-seventh birthday, and her funeral. Friedmann, who would henceforth assume the moniker Robert Capa alone, leads the... continue

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The Love Hypothesis by Ali Hazelwood EN

Rating: 4     4 Votes
Country: Europe / Italy flag Italy
Description:
The Instant New York Times Bestseller and TikTok Sensation! As seen on THE VIEW! A BuzzFeed Best Summer Read of 2021 When a fake relationship between scientists meets the irresistible force of attraction, it throws one woman's carefully calculated theories on love into chaos. As a third-year Ph.D. candidate, Olive Smith doesn't believe in lasting romantic relationships--but her best friend does, and that's what got her into this situation. Convincing Anh that Olive is dating and well on her way to a happily ever after was always going to take more than hand-wavy Jedi mind tricks: Scientists re... continue


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The Seamstress of Sardinia by Bianca Pitzorno EN

Rating: 4     2 Votes
Country: Europe / Italy flag Italy
Description:
An immersive and vividly written historical novel for anyone who loved Ferrante's Neapolitan novels or Tracy Chevalier’s Girl with a Pearl Earring.