By Gianni Rodari
A fantasy for kids and adults: a narrative of lifestyles, loss of life, and terrorism'in the grand culture of Exupery's The Little PrinceWhen we first meet 93-year-old millionaire Baron Lamberto, he has been clinically determined with 24 life-threatening ailments'one for every of the 24 banks he owns. but if he is taking the recommendation of an Egyptian mystic and hires servants to chant his identify over and over, he turns out not to purely recuperate, yet more youthful. other than then a terrorist staff lays siege to his island villa, his staff of financial institution managers needs to be bussed in to aid with the ransom negotiations, and a media spectacle breaks out'.'.'. A hilarious and unusually relocating story that turns out ripped from the headlines'although really written through the time the crimson Brigades have been terrorizing Italy'Gianni Rodari's Lamberto, Lamberto, Lamberto has turn into considered one of Italy's such a lot liked fables. by no means ahead of translated into English, the radical is a reminder, as Rodari writes, that 'there are issues that purely take place in fairytales.'From the Hardcover edition.
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