Giancarlo De Cataldo is the author of the bestselling novel, Romanzo Criminale, an essayist, the author of numerous TV screenplays, and a judge on the circuit court of Rome. Ann Goldstein is one of the most accomplished translators from the Italian working today. Best known for her translations of Elena Ferrante's oeuvre, she has also brought to Anglo-Saxon readers novels by Primo Levi, Pierpaolo Pasolini, Alessandro Baricco and other classic and contemporary Italian writers.
"A story of secrets, terrorism, spies, and international crime. This experience will transform the protagonist; in the end he will have to reconsider his relationship with The Other, with all that which is different, and with his own idea of 'normality.'"
-Vita Magazine "A slim but touching and autobiographical
noir novel from one of Italy's best writers in the genre."