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Shugaar, Antony

Works: 174 works in 428 publications in 1 language and 19,228 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Historical fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Juvenile works  Military history  Biographical fiction  Satire  Noir fiction  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Translator, Author, Editor
Classifications: PQ4913.A69, 853.92
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Antony Shugaar
100 days of happiness by Fausto Brizzi( Book )

9 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What if you knew you had only 100 days left to live? For Lucio Battistini, it's a chance to spend the rest of his life the way he always should have-- by making every moment count. Wistful, touching, and often hilarious, 100 Days of Happiness reminds us what matters most
Not all bastards are from Vienna by Andrea Molesini( Book )

7 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

November 1917. When Austrian forces advance into Northern Italy, the aristocratic Spada family find their estate requisitioned by enemy soldiers. A cruel act of violence against a group of local village girls sparks their desire for revenge. The whole family - from the eccentric grandparents to the secretive servants - have their own ideas about how to fight the enemy, but their courage is soon put to the test and it seems that some are willing to compromise. Seventeen-year-old Paolo Spada, the youngest member of the family, is forced to bear witness as his once proud family succumbs to acts of love and hate, jealousy and betrayal
Latitude zero : tales of the Equator by Gianni Guadalupi( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A richly-textured account details the mystical pull of the equator, a human idea that has intrigued and challenged explorers for three thousand years, and traces three centuries of adventure on the high seas and the luxuriant tropical lands crossed by the equator
The big book of slumber by Giovanna Zoboli( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"All creatures of the world find time to rest. In this lullaby book, countless cozy animals settle down in their beds"--
A pimp's notes by Giorgio Faletti( Book )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bravo leads the high life in Milan. When a woman enters his life, what begins as a clandestine romance quickly becomes a nightmare that will transform Bravo into a wanted man
Black run : a novel by Antonio Manzini( Book )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Already an international hit, a sly, sizzling mystery set in the Italian Alps, the first in a sensational crime series. The dark flanks of the Alps tower over everything. Wind whistles through the fir trees. An expanse of ice and snow with no end in sight. A growing stain. A mess of flesh and blood. A corpse buried six inches under the snow. Enter Rocco Schiavone, Deputy Police Chief and a man who has more beautiful women in his bed than sensible shoes under it. He's stuck in this backwards Alpine town after getting on the wrong side of the wrong people and longs for the fritto misto, cobbled streets and lucky breaks of his beloved Rome. He hates this place and the provincial locals almost as much as his superiors for their petty rules and for exiling him here. On top of that, he's got a body to deal with and this mangled corpse is "a pain in the ass, number 10 on the scale, summa cum laude". There is blood on the black run and nothing to identify the victim but a tattoo of Luisa Pec, owner of a bar popular with the locals and a pair of blue eyes popular with Rocco. Was it a crime of passion? Or of jealousy? And how are the mafia involved? Rocco Schivone is on the case, the first in a sensational new crime series
Western medical thought from antiquity to the Middle Ages( Book )

8 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Italy and its invaders by Girolamo Arnaldi( Book )

6 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the earliest times, successive waves of foreign invaders have left their mark on Italy. Beginning with Germanic invasions that undermined the Roman Empire and culminating with the establishment of the modern nation, Girolamo Arnaldi explores the dynamic exchange between outsider and 'native'
The Pope's daughter by Dario Fo( Book )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Lucrezia Borgia is one of the most vilified figures in modern history. The daughter of a notorious pope, she was twice betrothed before the age of eleven and thrice married--one husband was forced to declare himself impotent and thereby unfit and another was murdered by Lucrezia's own brother, Cesar Borgia. She is cast in the role of murderess, temptress, incestuous lover, loose woman, femme fatale par excellence. But there is always more than one version of a story. Lucrezia Borgia is the only woman in history to serve as the head of the Catholic Church. She successfully administered several of the Renaissance Italy's most thriving cities, founded one of the world's first credit unions, and was a generous patron of the arts. She was mother to a prince and to a cardinal. She was a devoted wife to the Prince of Ferrara, and the lover of the poet Pietro Bembo. She was a child of the renaissance and in many ways the world's first modern woman."--Jacket flap
Margherita Dolce Vita by Stefano Benni( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A master of political satire infused with a dose of the fantastical."--World Literature TodayB Stefano Benni's enormously popular and distinctive mix of the absurd and the satirical has made him one of Italy's most important and best-loved novelists. This is his twelfth best-selling book of fiction. Fifteen-year-old Margherita lives with her eccentric family on the outskirts of town, a semi-urban wilderness peopled by gypsies, illegal immigrants, and no end of bizarre characters: a reassuring and fertile playground for an imaginative little girl like Margherita. But one day, a gigantic, black cube shows up next door. Her new neighbors have arrived, and they're destined to ruin everything
Temporary perfections by Gianrico Carofiglio( Book )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guerrieri is hired by an old colleague to work on a missing-persons case. Manuela Ferraro, a young woman in her twenties, went missing six months prior while vacationing at a beach resort. As he digs for clues, Guerrieri finds a sinister cover-up and the truth of Manuela's disappearance
The complete works of Primo Levi by Primo Levi( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the works for sixteen years, The Complete Works of Primo Levi is the most ambitious literary translation of the twenty-first century. Primo Levi, the Italian-born chemist once described by Philip Roth as that "quicksilver little woodland creature enlivened by the forest's astute intelligence," has largely been considered a heroic figure in the annals of twentieth-century literature for If This Is a Man, his haunting account of Auschwitz. Yet Levi's body of work extends considerably beyond his experience as a survivor. Now, the transformation of Levi from Holocaust memoirist to one of the twentieth century's greatest writers culminates in this magisterial publication of The Complete Works of Primo Levi, which, twenty-eight years after his premature death in Turin, finally collects all of Levi's fourteen books--memoirs, essays, poetry, and fiction--into three slip-cased volumes, along with new translations, one revised by the original translator, and an introduction by Nobel laureate Toni Morrison. The appearance of this historic publication will occasion a major reappraisal of "one of the most valuable writers of our time" (Alfred Kazin)" --
Swimming to Elba by Silvia Avallone( Book )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enthralling their failing industrial town on the coast of Italy during a summer when they discover their budding sexuality, adolescents Anna and Francesca are separated by a test of their friendship and eventually discover that they must reconnect to escape small-town destinies
The crocodile by Maurizio De Giovanni( Book )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is Naples as you've never seen it before. A chaotic, shadowy city full of ominous echoes and dark alleyways where each inhabitant seems too absorbed by his or her own problems to give a damn about anybody else. And that is exactly what makes it possible for a cold, methodical killer to commit his atrocious crimes largely undisturbed, to merge with the crowd as if he were invisible. The newspapers call him "The Crocodile" because, like a crocodile, when he devours his own children, he cries. And like a crocodile he is a perfect killing machine: he waits and watches until his prey is within range, and then he strikes. Three young people with very diverse backgrounds have been found murdered in three different neighborhoods, each shot with a single bullet, execution style. While his colleagues see little or no connection, Inspector Giuseppe Lojacono, smells a rat. He is driven by his instincts and his own troubled recent history. He has just been transferred to Naples from Sicily where a Mafioso-turned-informant accused him of leaking sensitive information to the mob. Once an esteemed member of the mobile unit of the Agrigento police force, Lojacono has lost everything, first and foremost the love of his wife and daughter. But now he's been given a second chance and a shot at clearing his name. A young magistrate, the beautiful Laura Piras, wants him in Naples. She's heard of his preternatural skills and his incredible powers of observation and she thinks a man like him is needed in Naples. So it is that Inspector Lojacono is charged with finding the link between the three dead bodies. At the root of these murders, he will discover, is a pain that still burns, a sense of guilt than cannot be purged, and one all-consuming love
Machiavelli's God by Maurizio Viroli( Book )

16 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The invention of law in the West by Aldo Schiavone( Book )

10 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Law is a specific form of social regulation distinct from religion, ethics, and even politics, and endowed with a strong and autonomous rationality. Its invention, a crucial aspect of Western history, took place in ancient Rome. Aldo Schiavone, a world-renowned classicist, reconstructs this development with clear-eyed passion, following its course over the centuries, setting out from the earliest origins and moving up to the threshold of Late Antiquity. The invention of Western law occurred against the backdrop of the Roman Empire's gradual consolidation--an age of unprecedented accumulation of power which transformed an archaic predisposition to ritual into an unrivaled technology for the control of human dealings. Schiavone offers us a closely reasoned interpretation that returns us to the primal origins of Western legal machinery and the discourse that was constructed around it--formalism, the pretense of neutrality, the relationship with political power. This is a landmark work of scholarship whose influence will be felt by classicists, historians, and legal scholars for decades."--Publisher's website
Kill the father : a novel by Sandrone Dazieri( Book )

4 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a woman is beheaded in a park outside Rome and her six-year-old son goes missing, Deputy Captain Colomba Caselli and Dante Torre, both still recovering from personal catastrophes, team up to solve the series of killings and abductions that ensues. As they follow the ever-more-bizarre trail of clues, one thing becomes clear: what's really going on is much darker than anyone imagined.--
Adam's rib : a novel by Antonio Manzini( Book )

6 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Six months after being exiled from his beloved Rome, Deputy Police Chief Rocco Schiavone has settled into a routine in the cold, quiet, chronically backward alpine town of Aosta: an espresso at home, breakfast in the piazza, and a morning joint in his office. A little self-medication helps Rocco deal with the morons that almost exclusively comprise the local force. Especially on a day like today. It's his girlfriend's birthday (if you could call her that; in his mind, Rocco's only faithful to his late wife), he has no gift--and he's about to stumble upon a corpse. It begins when a maid reports a burglary in Aosta. But there's no sign of forced entry, and after Rocco picks the lock, he notices something off about the carefully ransacked rooms. That's when he finds the body: a woman, the maid's employer, left hanging after a grisly suicide. Or is it? Rocco's intuition tells him the scene has been staged. In other words, it's murder--a pain in the ass of the highest order."--Syndetics
Bandit love by Massimo Carlotto( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marco Buratti's plans to leave his criminal past in the past are disrupted when a shadowy criminal cartel kidnaps his best friend's girlfriend in order to force him to investigate the disappearance of a stockpile of narcotics from a research facility
The liberty of servants : Berlusconi's Italy by Maurizio Viroli( Book )

12 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Italy is a country of free political institutions, yet it has become a nation of servile courtesans, with Silvio Berlusconi as their prince. This is the controversial argument that Italian political philosopher and noted Machiavelli biographer Maurizio Viroli puts forward in The Liberty of Servants. Drawing upon the classical republican conception of liberty, Viroli shows that a people can be unfree even though they are not oppressed"--Provided by publisher
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Latitude zero : tales of the Equator
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Shugaar, Anthony.

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English (112)

Western medical thought from antiquity to the Middle AgesItaly and its invadersMargherita Dolce VitaTemporary perfectionsMachiavelli's GodThe invention of law in the WestBandit love