Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

A boy and girl, family love and family secrets come together in Italian author Ammaniti's latest (As God Commands, 2009, etc.). The author elegizes adolescence fiercely and sympathetically. His 14-year-old hero, Lorenzo Cumi, is a great character, part Young Werther, part Kurt Cobain. In the city of Bernini and Michelangelo, Lorenzo is an artless rebel, diagnosed by a dim shrink with Narcissistic ... Read full review

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Review: Me and You

User Review  - Sara E. - Goodreads

An interesting novella about Lorenzo, a fourteen year old boy who holes up in a cellar of his house instead of going on the ski trip his parents think he is on. Lorenzo is a loner, socially awkward ... Read full review

Review: Me and You

User Review  - Chrissy - Goodreads

At a compulsively-readable 150 pages, it reads more like a short story that blessedly goes on and on. The narrator is 14 years old, and is a bit of an idiosyncratic character. Through an unexpected ... Read full review

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