The mafia through the unaware eyes of a boy that wants to grow up at all costs.
Thirteen-year-old Luca wants to go on holiday with his friends. Instead he’s made to go to a remote village in Sicily. Not even the companionship of his cousins can raise his spirits. Luca gets to know Mario who has a scooter and the latest iPhone and what’s more, he invites him to go to the pub, like a grown-up. He can’t wait to do grown-up things. The summer is saved but behind all that freedom, pool parties and new friends, there lurks a pitiless enemy. Its name is Mafia.
A story that describes the Mafia through a boy's eyes.
Inspired by a true story.
Daniele lives in the province of Cuneo, in Piedmont, where he writes everything from novels to cards and messages in bottles. He began telling stories as a boy, whenever he came home late. His debut novel Grande won the Legenda Junior Prize and was shortlisted for the Bancarellino Prize 2018.