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TheBookchemist

The Bookchemist

Literary Booktuber releasing book reviews, literary tops & charts and a variety of literary extravaganza. Especially fond of contemporary American fiction (read Infinite Jest, people!)
The Day of the Owl - Anthony Oliver, George Scialabba, Archibald Colquhoun, Leonardo Sciascia

One of the first novels, and possibly the best ones, to loudly denounce the mentality and the social condition that keep the mafia strong in Southern Italy. So brutal it hurts, especially since its brutality sadly smells of true realism.

Featured in my Top 5 20th Century Italian Novels: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yn6D59vg5aE