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Author: Elena Varvello; Alex Valente
Publisher: London, England : Two Roads, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Elia Furenti is sixteen, living in a secluded house with his parents, a life so unremarkable that even its moderate unhappiness has been accepted as normal. That is until the day the beautiful, damaged Anna returns to Ponte and firmly propels Elia to the edge of adulthood. But then everything starts to unravel. Elia's father, Ettore, is let go from his job and loses himself in the darkest corners of his mind. A  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Italian fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Bildungsromans
Thrillers (Fiction)
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Ebook version :
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elena Varvello; Alex Valente
ISBN: 9781473654884 1473654882 9781473654877 1473654874
OCLC Number: 980735674
Language Note: Translated from the Italian.
Notes: "First published in Italy in 2016 by Einaudi Editore"--Title page verso.
Awards: Winner English Pen award.
Description: 260 pages ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Vita felice.
Responsibility: Elena Varvello ; translated by Alex Valente.

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A riveting coming-of-age story set during a scorching Italian summer, told with the breathless precision of a Hitchcock noir.  Read more...

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Can You Hear Me? is a perfect coming-of-age novel, with a dark core that will make you read until the very last page ... Elena Varvello has poured her heart and soul into this beautiful, haunting Read more...

 
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