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I'm Not Scared

I'm Not Scared

Author: Niccolò Ammaniti; Jonathan Hunt (Translator)
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Winner of the Viareggio-Repaci Prize, I'm Not Scaredis a devastatingly authentic portrayal of childhood.

One relentless summer, while the adults shelter indoors, six children explore the scorched wheatfields that surround their tiny community in the Italian countryside. But when the gang chances on a tumbledown farmhouse, nine-year-old Michele Amitrano makes a discovery so momentous he dare not tell anyone about it and he must summon all of his imaginative resources to deal with his terrible secret.

This is an enthralling and terrifying story about friendship and betrayal, guilt and innocence, which drives us inexorably to its tragic climax.

'Readers will find this accomplished work hard to put down and even harder to forget.' Publishers Weekly

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Winner of the Viareggio-Repaci Prize for Literature.

Awards

Winner of Viareggio Literary Prize for Fiction 2001.

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General Fields

  • : 9781877008467
  • : Text Publishing Company
  • : Text Publishing Company
  • : February 2003
  • : 200mm X mm
  • : Australia
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Modern fiction
  • : Niccolò Ammaniti; Jonathan Hunt (Translator)
  • : Paperback
  • : PB
  • : English
  • : 853/.914
  • : 224