The Prank Of The Good Little Virgin Of Via Ormea

byAmara LakhousTranslated byAntony Shugaar

May 13, 2016|
The Prank Of The Good Little Virgin Of Via Ormea by Amara Lakhous
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A fun and farcical novel, this new "whodunit" about life in multicultural Italy by Amara Lakhous will delight fans of Lakhous'' earlier bestseller,Clash of Civilizations Over an Elevator in Piazza Vittorio, and readers of novels such asThe Yacoubian Building by Alaa Al Aswany. 

Bittersweet, like any self-respecting Italian comedy,The Prank is a Pirandellian exploration of identity in today''s multicultural, polyglot societies. Lakhous draws inspiration from everyday reality, describing his approach to writing as "total literature," a term he has adapted from soccer''s "total football." He plays in attack, describing in this work the realities of an Italy of the future with colorful characters portrayed in limpid but lively prose.
Amara Lakhous was born in Algiers in 1970. He has a degree in philosophy from the University of Algiers and another in cultrual anthropology from the University la Sapienza, Rome.Clash of Civilizations Over an Elevator in Piazza Vittorio(Europa Editions, 2008) was awarded Italy''s prestigious Flaiano Prize and was described by the...
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Title:The Prank Of The Good Little Virgin Of Via Ormea
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:160 pages, 8.3 X 5.3 X 0.6 in
Shipping dimensions:160 pages, 8.3 X 5.3 X 0.6 in
Published:May 13, 2016
Publisher:Europa Editions
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781609453091

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