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Trick [electronic resource].

Starnone, Domenico, 1943- (author.). hoopla digital. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781609454456 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1609454456 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: [United States] : Europa Editions, 2018.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

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Summary, etc.:
Imagine a duel between an elderly man and a mere boy. The same blood runs through their veins. One, Daniele Mallarico, is a successful illustrator whose reputation is slowly fading. The other, Mario, is his four-year-old grandson. The older combatant has lived for years in solitude, focusing obsessively on his work. The younger one has been left by his querulous parents with his grandfather for a 72-hour stay. Shut inside an apartment in Naples that is filled with the ghosts of Mallarico's own childhood, grandfather and grandson match wits, while outside lurks Naples, a wily, violent, and passionate city whose influence is not easily shaken. Trick is a gripping, wry, brilliantly devised drama, "an extremely playful literary composition," as Jhumpa Lahiri describes it in her introduction, about aging, family, art, and reconciling with one's past.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Families > Fiction.
Grandparent and child > Fiction.
Electronic books.
Naples (Italy) > Fiction.

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