When Gemma leaves him without any notice, Michele is upset.He runs from his pain, plunging into his work at the newspaper.Rebuilding the case of a nazi politician, who tricks and then kills a friend, brings him to an unexpected epiphany. In the meantime, Gemma invites him to an irresistible challenge: rediscovering the lifeblood of their love or dying in the rooms of a swinger club.
An elegant and creative writing that challenges the traditional patterns of narration and leads the reader into the maze of human drama.
Tommaso Soldini was born in Lugano the 21st of September 1976. He studied in Lugano and Lucerne; he graduated in literature at the Freiburg University and then spent a year in New York, where he took part, in 2003, right before the Iraq war, in the biggest pacifist demonstration in our history.
Since 2004, he teaches Italian language in the Canton School of Bellinzona and has published several books of fiction, non-fiction and poetry. The Hopeless is his second novel.