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La congregazione (The Congregation)

La congregazione (The Congregation)


A Woman and her Past Impossible to Delete

Elizabeth, a fascinating and tormented woman in her late forties who used to work as a stripper and escort, ends up in Frisco, a small town a few miles from Denver, Colorado, to serve her sentence of twenty-four months under house arrest. Frisco might be the last chance in her life. As she begins to settle in the small and seemingly friendly community, she starts receiving small undesirable surprises from an interloper who breaks into her house and leaves postcards in the most unexpected places… Evidently, someone discovered what it took her a lifetime to forget. Elizabeth is one of the very few survivors of the massacre in Jonestown, Guyana, the biggest mass-suicide in modern history. Elizabeth will soon realize that her past has come back to haunt her for finishing the work that History had failed to complete, i.e. killing her.

Genre: Murder Mystery/Horror

Publishing house:

Mondadori Libri

Year of publication: 2020

Published in: Milano

Number of pages: 250

Price: €19,00

ISBN: 9788804723868

Foreign rights manager: Emanuela Canali

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La congregazione (The Congregation)

Alessandro Perissinotto

Alessandro Perissinotto (born in Turin in 1964) is the author of 16 novels published by Piemme. With Mondadori he published two detective stories set in Estonia Il treno per Tallinn and La neve sotto la neve under the pen name Arno Saar, translated in France / La fosse des ours, Estonia/Tanapaev and Denmark/Arvid. His last novel Il silenzio della collina won the 2019 Lattes Grinzane Literary Prize.

Other translations:
Il treno per Tallinn, La neve sotto la neve, Il silenzio della collina