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  • La zingarata

    La zingarata della verginella di via Ormea

    Lakhous torna con un nuovo, divertentissimo romanzo che ha per protagonista ancora una volta il giornalista di cronaca nera Enzo Laganà.

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    Querelle autour d’un petit cochon italianissime à San Salvario

    Scandale à San Salvario, quartier populaire de Turin : un cochon a déambulé nuitamment dans la mosquée et sa promenade indue, immortalisée par la caméra d’un smartphone, a largement circulé. Musulmans, nationalistes italiens et bientôt défenseurs des animaux, tous ulcérés, sollicitent la médiation d’Enzo Laganà, connu pour sa tolérance et son bon sens.

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    Dispute Over a Very Italian Piglet

    This multiethnic mystery from the author of Clash of Civilizations over an Elevator in Piazza Vittorio pays homage to the cinematic tradition of the commedia all’italiana as it lightheartedly probes the challenges and joys of life in a newly multicultural society.

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  • Divorce Islamic Style. Cover. Lakhous

    DIVORCE ISLAMIC STYLE

    It's 2005. The Italian secret service has received intel that a group of Muslim immigrants based in the Viale Marconi neighborhood of Rome is planning a terrorist attack. Christian Mazzari, a young Sicilian who speaks perfect Arabic, goes undercover to infiltrate the group and to learn who its leaders are.

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  • Divorce Islamic Style. Cover. Lakhous

    The Lighter Side of Terrorism By ALESSANDRA STANLEY. The New York Times

    May 11, 2012 French and British literature have long been enriched by the biculturalism of authors like Tahar Ben Jelloun, Amin Maalouf, Gaitam Malkani and Monica Ali. With talented new writers like Lakhous, who creates characters equally at home — and equally lost — in Arabic, Italian and French, Italy is closing the gap.

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    Una storia così nel mio libro

    Una storia così nel mio libro: c'è chi è finito dentro per aver detto macelleria, di Cecilia Zecchinelli Corriere della Sera 08 dicembre 2010

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  • divorzio

    Divorzio all’islamica a viale Marconi

    2005. I servizi segreti italiani ricevono un’informativa: un gruppo di immigrati musulmani, che opera a Roma nella zona di viale Marconi, sta preparando un attentato. Per scoprire chi siano i componenti della cellula viene infiltrato Christian Mazzari, un giovane siciliano che parla perfettamente l’arabo. Christian...

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  • القاهرة الصغيرة

    الصراع بين الشرق والغرب في صورته العبثية

    أثار الكاتب الجزائري عمارة لخوص في روايته «القاهرة الصغيرة» قضايا فكريّة واجتماعية معقدة، وفيها يتشابك الدين مع السياسة، وتتمثل في الصراع بين الغرب والإسلام.

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  • Clash of Civilizations Over an Elevator in Piazza Vittorio

    “Clash of Civilizations Over an Elevator in Piazza Vittorio” (Reviewed by Mary Whipple)

    Mostlyfiction Book Reviews DEC 19, 2008 “I’m sure the murderer of Lorenzo Manfredini is one of the immigrants….All you have to do is take a walk in the afternoon in the gardens in Piazza Vittorio to see that the overwhelming majority of the people are...

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  • A cacophony of voices

    A cacophony of voices

    The New Yorker December 04 2008 A cacophony of voices fills this novel, whose putative plot concerns the murder of a man known as the Gladiator in an apartment building in Rome. One by one, the neighbors offer their querulous, seemingly tangential testimony: an Iranian...

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  • دار العربية للعلوم ومنشورات الإختلاف

    القاهرة الصغيرة

    يندس كريستيان الإيطالي بين المهاجرين العرب والمسلمين في حي ماركوني بروما لكشف عملية إرهابية مرتقبة وصلت أخبارها إلى الاستخبارات الإيطالية. وقع الاختيار عليه لكفاءته اللغوية وقدرته على التحدّث باللهجة التونسية بطلاقة. يباشر كريستيان مهمته السرية متقمصا شخصية عيسى التونسي ويتحوّل إلىشاب بشارب بارز يعمل غسالا...

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  • Scontro di civilta . Italiano

    Piazza Vittorio ascensori e civiltà, di Marco Lodoli

    La Repubblica – Roma 03 dicembre 2006 Un titolo azzeccato e una bella copertina sono già dei passi avanti per un romanzo, gli permettono almeno di incuriosire chi guarda smarrito la valanga di novità che frana ogni settimana sui banconi delle librerie. Certo, il titolo...

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  • Europa Editions

    Clash of Civilizations Over an Elevator in Piazza Vittorio

    A small culturally mixed community living an apartment building in the center of Rome is thrown into disarray when one of the neighbors is murdered. An investigation ensues and as each of the victim’s neighbors is questioned, the reader is offered an all-access pass into...

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