Me and You

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Canongate Books, Feb 2, 2012 - Fiction - 160 pages
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EVERYBODY NEEDS SOMEBODY, SOMETIMES . . . Lorenzo Cuni is a fourteen-year-old loner. His wealthy parents think he is away on a school skiing trip, but, in fact, he has stowed away in a forgotten cellar. He plans to live in perfect isolation for a week, keeping the adult world at bay. Then a visit from his estranged half-sister, Olivia, changes everything.
 

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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

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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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Niccolò Ammaniti was born in Rome in 1966. He has written three novels and a collection of short stories. His first novel, Steal You Away, was longlisted for the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize. He won the prestigious Italian Viareggio-Repaci Prize for Fiction with his bestselling novel I'm Not Scared, which has been translated into thirty-five languages. The Crossroads received the Premio Strega in 2007.Kylee Doust studied Italian literature and linguistics at La Trobe University, Melbourne. She has lived in Italy since 1998.

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