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Other thrillers with teenage protagonists? To come to terms with it he will have to draw strength from his own imagination and sense of humanity.

The descriptions of the prairie and the region are so wonderful that I could actually imagine bei This is one of the best thrillers I have read this year. Michele rescues the dog, and the girl insists she was just trying to wash off ticks.

I’m Not Scared by Niccolò Ammaniti

Un ragazzino tenuto prigioniero in un buco. Reminded me of Esther Freud’s “Hideous Kinky” but with really something extraordinary: And the grown-ups stayed shut up indoors, like toads waiting for the heat to die down.

The middle of the book was frustrating as I struggled with the direction the 9 year old boy was taking with his new found knowledge. Ammaniti is fanvo genius at setting up such ambiguous realities. While the adults shelter indoors, six children venture out on their bikes across the scorched, deserted countryside.

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I really enjoyed this book. Sicuramente io avrei avuto paura. Devi avere paura degli uomini, non dei mostri. The book moves along at a quick pace and ends in a nail biting climax. Perfect for the learner, as this is written from a child’s viewpoint which means the language is not too precious or over literary and you get to learn some of the earthy expletives but not the truly disgusting ones that barely figure in polite beginners’ books.

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Ya no puede permanecer neutral, debe actuar y lo hace. I hope to do this again in the near future, with Italian and other languages, because I really enjoyed the challenge.

While I liked it, it didn’t get a higher rating because I wasn’t really sucked into the story and things seemed to happen at an emotional distance, though maybe that’s because the character is only nine. He has written three novels and a collection of short stories.

Quotes from I’m Not Scared. This idea kept me going for a few minutes, and led me to the ever faithful Amazon and Google. That they are all mostly good people?

Somehow there is an apparent normality as the entire settlement seems to be involved. Ammaniti poignantly brings to life the mind of an innocent child through the protagonist’s initial interpretations of events; and it is a stomach-churning and heart-wrenching process to travel with young Michele into the realization of what is actually going on.

No me esperaba para nada todo lo que ha pasado. Trivia About I’m Not Scared.

A tiny community of five houses in the middle of wheat fields. As he learns more and sees more from the actions of his parents and the other adults around him be begins to understand what is really happening and can no longer remain detached. It was a story of what his life would have been like if my grandfather hadn’t made the decision to leave Calabria for something better – Australia, as it happened.


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.

Il romanzo si svolge durante gli anni di piombo.

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The sun was opaque and turbid as if a filter was screening it. Michele non sa cosa fare. Open Preview See a Problem? Much of the confusion for the reader makes a certain amount of sense as we only know what the nine year old knows – though there are some things we, the adult reader, understand that he does not.

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Evil is committed in pursuit of the “good”, the victims are innocent and young, their innocence lost in the most painful way possible, and the story ends without any xmmaniti of redemption or happiness for anyone. Ammaniti gives us the gross and graphic details; and we keep watching, the same way we keep watching a car accident. From Wikipedia, the ammajiti encyclopedia.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. I did something wrong? Rather short novel but awfully though provoking.