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Niccolò Ammaniti

Author of I'm Not Scared

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Works by Niccolò Ammaniti

I'm Not Scared (2001) 2,281 copies
I'll Steal You Away (1999) 1,041 copies
As God Commands (2006) 730 copies
Me and You (2010) — Author — 572 copies
Let the Games Begin (2013) 406 copies
Branchie (1994) 245 copies
Fango (1996) 214 copies
Anna (2015) 172 copies
Crimini (2005) — Author — 148 copies
Il momento è delicato (2012) 96 copies
Jij bent mijn schat (2005) — Author — 37 copies
La vita intima (2023) 30 copies
Tutti i denti del mostro sono perfetti (1997) — Contributor — 28 copies
I'm Not Scared [2003 film] (2004) — Screenwriter — 20 copies

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Canonical name
Ammaniti, Niccolò
Birthdate
1966-09-25
Gender
male
Nationality
Italy
Birthplace
Rome, Italy
Places of residence
Rome, Italy
Occupations
screenwriter
writer
Awards and honors
Premio Viareggio (2001)
Premio Strega (2007)
Premio Dessì (2011)

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Que empiece la fiesta
Niccolò Ammaniti
Publicado: 2009 | 222 páginas
Novela Humor Sátira

El rico constructor Sasà Chiatti organiza en su residencia de Villa Ada, en Roma, una fiesta que será el acontecimiento más grande de la República italiana. Entre cocineros búlgaros, cirujanos estéticos, actrices, futbolistas, tigres, elefantes, el conocido escritor Fabrizio Ciba y las Bestias de Abadón, la desquiciada secta satánica de Oriolo Romano, protagonizan una aventura de héroes y comparsas que dan vida a una grandiosa y disparatada comedia humana.… (more)
 
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libreriarofer | 22 other reviews | Feb 19, 2024 |
The writing style reminds me of Haruki Murakami. Weird persona in weird situations and at the end of the story it turns out that every character had an impact on the life of some other character. Coincidence?
 
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jd7h | 33 other reviews | Feb 18, 2024 |
Short story collections are always hit or miss. Unfortunately this one was more miss than hit
 
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TheAceOfPages | 2 other reviews | Dec 13, 2023 |
Another Between the Covers rec! I did enjoy the story, which is sort of classic Stephen King-esque, but the writing and characters felt a bit light, although that might be the translation. And there was a frustrating lack of resolution - I know that was intentional, because the nine year old narrator never found out what was going on with the little boy in the hole, but I still needed answers! I feel like this would be a good text to study in class - chock full of themes about fear and trust and growing up, and only 200 pages.… (more)
 
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AdonisGuilfoyle | 99 other reviews | Apr 14, 2023 |

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