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Writer Annalucia Lomunno died, with “Rosa Sospirosa” she was a finalist at the Strega

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Writer Annalucia Lomunno died, with “Rosa Sospirosa” she was a finalist at the Strega

Writer Annalucia Lomunno died suddenly at the age of 50. The news of her was learned only today, May 27, on the day of her funeral in the church of San Michele Arcangelo in Castellaneta (Taranto), where she was born in 1972. she In 2001 she published the novel Sighing Rose (Piemme), which had been selected among the finalists of the Strega Prize: it was welcomed favorably by the critics by virtue of the novelty of a special language, imbued with the Apulian vernacular and expressions familiar to the world of the young people of the time. In 2003 she published South Black (Piemme), a novel that offers a biting portrait of deep Puglia, with the description of country life between chatter, vulgarity, cowardice, poisonous languages ​​and slander. In 2009 it came out Too many women for one crime (Marinotti), a detective story in which the gym teacher is killed with an arsenic pepper: the story reveals a provincial world, which appears with apparent normality, actually permeated with extravagance and narrow-mindedness, which the author describes with realism and irony. Lomunno was a collaborator of Confidenze, a historic women’s magazine

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