It took place last night at Tolfa the final evening of the literary prize "Glauco Felici 2017" , among the most prestigious Italian awards in yellow and noir literature, which has already seen among its protagonists the most interesting names of Italian yellow, such as Maurizio de Giovanni e Piergiorgio Pulixi .
The evening opened with the fun promo video made by theAc Chirone Association.
Immediately after the three finalists of the Award - Maria Silvia Advanced with Anemone in the dark " (Fazi Editore), Darien Levani with "Toringrad"(Spartaco Editions) e Pierluigi Vito with"Those in darkness" (Robin Edizioni) - they told their work to the audience of a Claudio theater filled with curious and reading lovers, interviewed by the criminologist.
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Along with him, other members of the jury as the writer Franco Limardi , the editor Viktoria Von Schirach and the journalist Cristiana Vallarino they pressed the finalist triad with questions and curiosity about their work.
In conclusion, the jury proclaimed the Albanian lawyer and writer as the winner Darien Levani for his novel Toringrad (Spartaco Editions .
What does "Toringrad" talk about
The book tells the story of Drini, a former student of History who, after having accumulated a decent hoard in the world of cocaine, at 29, settles in Turin where he manages a very popular bar that he chose to call Toringrad.
But when his brother-in-law Petrit is betrayed and arrested just before Christmas, family affairs require his presence to complete the delivery of a shipment of "white lady". It will be a difficult and risky journey, with incursions into the world of the Italian underclass of prostitution, slot machines, drug addiction, a trip that will take him into the Milan of rotten power.
But it will also be the search for the traitor, because no account can be left unresolved. Suspects fall on the buyer, Envèr. If he did it, he will have to pay with his life. Yet the truth is never taken for granted, as Drini will have the opportunity to discover at his own expense.
"Toringrad"Is a rough and direct novel like its protagonist, lucid and cold entrepreneur of the shop but with a moral that leads him to remain faithful to himself and to his destiny.
Books by Darien Levani
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- Book review "Toringrad" on OBCT
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