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Superfred – borrow books from people nearby, find good reads and make new friends. Results 1 – 16 of 43 13 January by Niccolò Ammaniti and Jonathan Hunt by Niccol? AMMANITI and Fango. 29 June by Niccolo Ammaniti. Niccolò Ammaniti, author of I’m Not Scared, on LibraryThing. Grammatica pratica della lingua italiana: Eserciziario 1 copy; Rispetto (in Fango) 1 copy; Petits.

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It is also sweet and gentle, and a lovely reflection on childhood. Ammaniti knows how to create a grim story that has a loveable, heroic boy at its center. Inhe published the novel Anna.

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Archived from the original on 10 July By the ending things have happened that cannot be undone fangl I was left thinking, what a heavy price there was to pay for trying to do the right thing. And don’t be put off by my terror.

Ammaniti poignantly brings to life the mind of an innocent child through the protagonist’s initial interpretations of events; and it nicvol a stomach-churning and heart-wrenching process to travel with young Michele into the realization of what is actually going on. He struggles to keep it a secret and to make sense out of what he has discovered.

Ammaniti, has captured with accuracy the actions and thoughts of a child who is caught in an adult situation. Aug 03, Alex rated it liked it Shelves: I was scared of the demons it would awaken inside him.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The protagonist of this story is a nine year old boy, and themes explored include the loss of childhood innocence, and the confusion of trying to make sense of the adult world.


I cannot recommend it enough.

Is it a shattering of innocence, a coming of age story, a mystery, a suspense novel or is it all of these? His only concern is having to drag his little sister everywhere, his friend Salvatore and the unelected leader Set during the heat wave in the summer ofin rural Italy nine year old Michele and his friends pretty much have the countryside to themselves.

Devi avere paura degli uomini, non dei mostri. Inhe wrote Me and You Io e tewhich was later adapted into a movie directed by Bernardo Bertolucci.

Yes, likely it has happened before. Well, he may not gango scared but call me utterly terrifed.

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I guess you could say this is proof of a terrible ending and a great disappointment. See the movie if you can, it’s brilliant. The reader witnesses a dual story: The air was neither hot nor cold, but it was windy. At the sides of the road and on the fields the hay was packed up in bales, which were arranged like pawns on a chessboard. Written in the first person and narrated by a nine year old, the language is fanyo and Michele’s thinking quite believable for his age and his knowledge of the world.

Perfect for the learner, as this is written from a child’s viewpoint which means the language is not too precious or over literary and you get to learn some of the earthy expletives but not the truly disgusting ones that barely figure in polite beginners’ books. To view it, click here.

I’m Not Scared

This was a terrible read, and I wouldn’t recommend this book to anyone. Fano parents stay in and try to alleviate the heat in whatever ways they can. Aug 28, Knjigomanijak rated it it was amazing Shelves: I read this with a pencil in hand and circled all of the words I didn’t understand there were quite a few.


Lists with This Book. He has smmaniti three novels and a collection of short stories. Open Preview See a Problem? Aug 19, Anni rated it really liked it. I ammaniiti it hard to believe the book could be better or even equal to the film which I’ve seen twice and I wasn’t any less scared the second time. He lives in Southern Italy in a small settlement of four houses surrounded by farmland.

A lot of dialog, so a quick read. Jun 07, Elizabeth A rated it liked it Shelves: I was very upset with the ending. See all 15 questions about I’m Not Scared…. Emma What, l’m still reading. The descriptions of the prairie and the region are so wonderful that I could actually imagine being there. Rather short novel but awfully though provoking. The buildup is slow which made the rushed ending seem out of place.

Michele stumbles upon a boy of his own age who has been kidnapped. While I liked it, it didn’t get a higher rating because I wasn’t really sucked into the story and things seemed to happen at an emotional distance, though maybe that’s because the character is only nine. View all 4 comments.