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Margaret Mazzantini was born in Dublin and now lives in Rome. She trained as an actress but left the stage to concentrate on writing. Her first novel, Don¿t Move, won the prestigious Strega Prize, and sold over 2m copies. Twice Born, already a blockbuster in Italy, is optioned for a film starring Penelope Cruz and marks Mazzantini¿s arrival as a novelist of serious stature and international significance.
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Don't Move 763 copies, 24 reviews
Twice Born 373 copies, 21 reviews
Il catino di zinco 115 copies, 5 reviews
Nessuno si salva da solo 115 copies, 8 reviews
Zorro. 110 copies
Morning Sea 110 copies, 7 reviews
Splendore 80 copies, 4 reviews
Manola 58 copies, 1 review
Mar de mañana 1 copy, 1 review
Manola 1 copy
Nekusties 1 copy
Don't Move [2004 film] (Original novel) 4 copies
Twice Born [2012 film] (Original book) 4 copies, 2 reviews
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Margaret Mazzantini è nata il 27 ottobre 1961 a Dublino dallo scrittore Carlo Mazzantini e la pittrice Anne Donnelly. Per molti anni, dopo il diploma all’Accademia Nazionale D’Amico nel 1982, fa con successo l’attrice teatrale e conquista ruoli primari da protagonista. Conosce Sergio Castellitto che diventa suo marito nel 1987 e dal quale ha avuto quattro figli. Debutta come narratrice nel 1994 con Il catino di zinco, che entra in finale al Campiello (vinto quell’anno da Antonio Tabucchi) e come autrice teatrale con Manola. Nel 2001 pubblica Non ti muovere che vince il premio Strega, diventa un film diretto dal marito e un successo internazionale, tradotto in 35 lingue. Per Castellitto scrive il monologo Zorro e alla fine del 2008 esce Venuto al mondo che è già comunque un best seller e dal premio avrà certamente un ulteriore grande impulso.
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