Superfred – borrow books from people nearby, find good reads and make new friends. Results 1 – 16 of 43 13 January by Niccolò Ammaniti and Jonathan Hunt by Niccol? AMMANITI and Fango. 29 June by Niccolo Ammaniti. Niccolò Ammaniti, author of I’m Not Scared, on LibraryThing. Grammatica pratica della lingua italiana: Eserciziario 1 copy; Rispetto (in Fango) 1 copy; Petits.

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Il Cinema Italiano in Italian. By the end I was both shocked and confused, leaving me with mixed feelings that I hope to clear up by watching the movie adaptation.

Michele non sa cosa fare. This is one of the best thrillers I have read this year.

Jun 01, SMLauri rated it liked it Shelves: I hate to say this because I love his writings, I really do, but neither of the books I have read by him ammaniyi all the components necessary for that really good bookbut not so much.

Always the helper, Michele then proceeds to remove the ticks.

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I lost interest a few different times. He won the ammanit Italian Viareggio-Repaci Prize for Fiction with his bestselling novel I’m Not Scared, which has been translated into thirty-five languages. I fantasmi, i lupi mannari, le streghe sono fesserie inventate per mettere paura ai creduloni come te. Now thank me for ammniti giving away the plot which, by itself, had it even been badly presented, would have netted five stars from me.


The atmosphere was close and the sky was an unnatural scarlet colour. Retrieved 15 August Refresh and try again. It opens in a small isolated Italian town where a 10 year old boy ammanjti a secret in an abandoned farmhouse. We were cycling, all of us, just like the first time, towards the hill.

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Other thrillers with teenage protagonists? Trivia About I’m Not Scared. Ammaniti is a genius at setting up such ambiguous realities.

Evil is committed in pursuit of the ammajiti, the victims are innocent ammnaiti young, their innocence lost in the most painful way possible, and the story ends without any expectation of redemption or happiness for anyone. See all 15 questions about I’m Not Scared…. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I feel like the suspense waned as the book continued, with not much explanation for different events, except that Michele was unable to learn everything from the secretive adults.

For people who love good thrillers with good writing, this book is for you. It is also sweet and gentle, and a lovely reflection on childhood.

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To come to terms with it he will have to draw strength from his own imagination and sense of humanity. And Michele is constantly being exposed to terrifying situations.

After the first couple of chapters I blithely ignored all that precious vocabulary that I didn’t know and really ought to look up, in order to discover what happens to the little boy that Michele finds hidden in a kind of cave.


This question contains spoilers… view spoiler [where was michele shot and who shot him?

Written in the first person and narrated by a nine year old, the language is simple and Michele’s thinking quite believable for his age and his knowledge of the world. Sizzling story of a childhood and the horrid events that changed the aspects of the growing up process in one boy’s eyes!

His only concern is having to drag his little sister everywhere, his friend Salvatore and the unelected leader Fanto during the heat wave in the summer ofin rural Italy nine year old Michele and his friends pretty much have the countryside to themselves.

And the grown-ups stayed shut up indoors, like toads waiting for the heat to die down. Inhe published Let the Games Begin Che la festa cominci. Second, the translation was poor in the first half of the book. Third, even fqngo the ending was clever and dramatic, I thought it was too abrupt.

Oct 18, Njccol rated it it was amazing Shelves: