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Goodbye Irpinia

Goodbye Irpinia


The first Paper Novel in the world - an investigative novel between fiction and reality - to tell a story of emigration with supernatural hues.

An ancient curse. A dark presence. A hostage country.

Steve Caruso, an Italian-Canadian journalist, is sent to Montaguto, a small town in southern Italy where an eight-year-old boy has disappeared. A few days later, two thirty-year-olds disappear. In ’95 the traces of another boy, Luigi Altieri, were lost. The clues lead to the “Master Chapel”, a funerary monument where the disturbing portrait of an engineer who died in Toronto is kept. In the meantime, a mammoth landslide continues its descent towards the valley, bringing to the surface a dismal history.

Genre: Narrative

Subject: Geography / Environment / Territory

Publishing house:

Bibliotheka Edizioni

Year of publication: 2019

Published in: Roma

Number of pages: 352

Price: 18

ISBN: 9788869345487

Foreign rights manager: Santiago Maradei

Goodbye Irpinia

Michele Pilla

“Mike J.” Pilla was born in Naples in 1982. Journalist and radio/television presenter, he directs the newspaper, a point of reference for Italian Americans. In New York he decided to create “Italian Heritage TV”.