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Milena Agus 'While The Shark Is Sleeping'

This book is the first of my 2016 Italian lit target And the first book by Milena Agus.

Milena Agus is a Sardinian author who has been nominated for Italy’s Literary prizes (Strega, Campielo) with her second novel From the Land of the Moon **. 604 more words


Roberta Rizzi 2014

1- Chiara Gamberale, Quattro etti d’amore grazie

2 – Fenoglio, La paga del sabato

3 – Fenoglio, Una questione privata

4 – Joel Dicker, La verità sul caso Harry Quebert… 332 more words

Liste 2014

Milena Agus - Mal di pietre

Scritto come un flusso di pensieri, veloce, forse troppo, ecco un libro che mi conforta e sconforta allo stesso tempo.

“Non bisognerebbe mettere ordine nelle cose, ma assecondare il casino universale e suonarci sopra.”

Marta Mameha Saggio

Marta Mameha Saggio

Teen with spirit

Mentre dorme il pescecane by Milena Agus. 2005. French title : Quand le requin dort. Not translated into English. It means When the shark is asleep… 862 more words


From the Land of the Moon - Milena Agus - 7/10

“But she would discuss it with God, before she went to Hell. She would point out to him that if he creates a person in a certain way then he can’t expect her to act as if she were not her.”

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From the Land of the Moon
by Milena Agus ★★★★★

“She had married late, in June of 1943, after the American bombing of Cagliari, and in those days to be thirty and not yet settled was already to be something of an old maid.

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From the Land of the Moon

 I love a book that includes landscape as an important character almost as much as I love a story with an unreliable narrator. I also adore Italy, so for me… 490 more words