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Roberto Saviano is an Italian journalist and the author of several books includung Zero Zero Zero and the international bestseller Gomorrah, which has sold over ten million copies in fifty languages worldwide. He has been living under police protection since October 2006, following threats received from the criminal organizations that he denounced. In November 2008 Saviano was invited by the Nobel Committee in Stockholm to give a lecture on 'Freedom of Speech and Lawless Violence'.
Impassioned . . . a literary style that switches from vivid
descriptions of human depravity to a philosophical consideration of
the meaning of violence in the modern world. -- Misha Glenny *
Financial Times *
A dense, dazzling, dizzying narrative about the terrifying violence of the cocaine trade, but also the vast, unassailable reach of it. -- Independent * Rose George *
Vivid . . . lands a resounding thump to the solar plexus * Economist *
A powerful work of reportage . . . it goes to the heart of the financial sector's dependence on drug capital and its depredations -- Ian Thomson * Telegraph *
Intriguing . . . grimly absorbing . . . a tremendously gripping work of reportage -- Ian Thomson * Evening Standard *
After reading Saviano, it becomes impossible to see Italy, and the global market, in the same way again. * The New York Times *
Saviano is a blazingly vivid and courageous writer. * Independent *
Saviano has an astonishing ability to write luminously yet subtly about terrible things. * Le Parisien *
A national hero. * Umberto Eco *
Brave and passionate * Guardian *
Saviano should be commended for his bravery, and supported by all who share his revulsion. * Observer *