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The Neapolitan streak

Timothy Holme

The Neapolitan streak

by Timothy Holme

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Published by Ulverscroft in Leicester .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, London , Macmillan, 1980.

StatementTimothy Holme.
SeriesUlverscroft large print
The Physical Object
Pagination377p. ;
Number of Pages377
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22419301M
ISBN 10070890646X
OCLC/WorldCa317551826

  With Tuesday's publication of The Story of the Lost Child, Elena Ferrante's Neapolitan novels have come to the end. (Breathe. Breathe.) The fourth and final installment wraps up the tale of Author: Miriam Coleman.   The Story of the Lost Child is the final quarter in a whole that is about much more than the demonic friendship and rivalry between its .

Timothy Holme (–) was an English born, but latterly Italian resident, is best known for his biography of Carlo Goldoni, the Venetian playwright and librettist, and for his series of five mystery novels featuring the fictional Neapolitan detective Achille Peroni.. Holme's parents were the producer and curator Stanford Holme and actress and author Thea Holme. This category contains pages that are part of the Neapolitan book. If a page of the book isn't showing here, please add text {{BookCat}} to the end of the page concerned. You can view a list of all subpages under the book main page (not including the book main page itself), regardless of whether they're categorized, here.

Neapolitan Chronicles is exquisitely rendered in English by Ann Goldstein and Jenny McPhee, two of the leading translators working from Italian today. Included in the collection is “A Pair of Eyeglasses,” one of the most widely praised Italian short stories of the last century.   Fantasy casting for Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan novels on TV Lenù and Lila are to be played by Italians, speaking their mother tongue. But here are some suggestions for an eventual Hollywood Author: Kathryn Bromwich.


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I've read the first book in this series, The Neapolitan Streak, and I enjoyed it immensely. The protagonist, Inspector Achille Peroni, is a unique and fun character. The author lets us get inside the head of this gorgeous Neapolitan man, where we discover his vanity, ample ego, dual character of former child criminal and today's honorable /5.

Set in Verona inThe Neapolitan Streak is the first in a series featuring Inspector Peroni, "the Valentino of the Police Force", a thoroughly likable Neapolitan working in Verona.

Its solid whodunit plot involves modern politics and latter-day Montagues & Capulets; the tensions & stereotypes of northern vs southern Italians form an /5(3). The Neapolitan Novels are The Neapolitan streak book 4-part series by the Italian author Elena Ferrante, translated by Ann Goldstein and published by Europa Editions (New York).

They include the following novels: My Brilliant Friend (), The Story of a New Name (), Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay (), and The Story of the Lost Child ().

The series has been characterized as a Author: Elena Ferrante. Set in Verona inThe Neapolitan Streak is the first in The Neapolitan streak book series featuring Inspector Peroni, "the Valentino of the Police Force", a thoroughly likable Neapolitan working in Verona. Its solid whodunit plot involves modern politics and latter-day Montagues & Capulets; the tensions & stereotypes of northern vs southern Italians form an /5.

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Timothy Holme has 15 books on Goodreads with ratings. Timothy Holme’s most popular book is The Neapolitan Streak (Inspector Peroni Mystery #1). Neapolitan is a 4 part series of novels from Elena Ferrante; an Italian author from Naples.

Elena is a very private author and in fact, no one knows the true identity of the anonymous writer. It is thought that she is female, but no-one really knows for sure; Elena is just used as the pen-name. The Neapolitan Streak, by Timothy Holme Timothy Holme's series about Italian detective Achille Peroni isn't a candidate for a "forgotten friday" book, though the first in the series, The Neapolitan Streak, was published in it's back in print, and is listed in the excellent resource on Italian "gialli" or crime fiction (by and about Italy Author: Glenn Harper.

The Neapolitan Streak is the first book in the Inspector Peroni series. "The characters are delightfully etched and Verona is bewitchingly presented altogether excellent"— Daily Telegraph "The Montagues and Capulets return to life in a rich ambience of neo-Fascism, corruption and murder stylishly done"— The Observer.

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But fate -- and the Italian police force -- have stuck him in Verona, a city of bean soup and endless problems with the Red Brigades, a vicious gang that relies on bombs and high-profile kidnappings to.

In New Neapolitan Novel, Fans Seek Clues About Mysterious Author's Past Elena Ferrante is the pen name of an anonymous Italian author. Very little is known about her, but Ferrante's books. “The Neapolitan Novels tell a single story with the possessive force of an origin myth.” —Megan O’Grady, Vogue “Elena Ferrante is one of the great novelists of our time This is a new version of the way we live now – one we need, one told brilliantly, by a woman.” —Roxana Robinson, The New York Times Book Review/5(5).

The Most Important Parts Of Neapolitan NovelsBriefly Explained, To Get You Ready For ’The Story Of The Lost Child' By Sarah Galo. BOOK 2: The Story of a New : Sarah Galo. Long out of print, The Official Book of the Neapolitan Mastiff is considered the most expansive and authoritative English-language book about this magnificent Italian breed, discussing its history, conformation, temperament, standard, rearing, feeding, grooming, showing, breeding and more — all illustrated with more than photographs of.

Neapolitan (napulitano in Neapolitan and napoletano in Italian) is the Romance language spoken in the city of Naples, Italy and in all or parts of the surrounding regions of Abruzzo, Basilicata, Calabria, Campania, Lazio, le Marche, Molise, and Puglia.

Soon to be an HBO series, book three in the New York Times bestselling Neapolitan quartet about two friends in post-war Italy is a rich, intense, and generous-hearted epic by one of today's most beloved and acclaimed writers, Elena Ferrante, “one of the great novelists of our time.” (Roxana Robinson, The New York Times)In the third book in the Neapolitan.

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