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But lordy, it was so bad. What he hears in his head overwhelms him, causing him to inflict pain to himself and to others. The story could be really interesting: Inoltre, anche l’italiano usato da L. Un assassino si reincarna nelle sue vittime, e corre per le strade con nelle orecchie il rock piu metallico.

lhcarelli Simone spends his time in his room listening to the world on his scanners with jazz playing in the background. The basic story is not remarkable. What made me put this book down was the incredibly short chapters, switching back and forth from Grazia to the killer to Simone.

This was a little too creepy for me.

Would almozt like to tell us about a lower price? An eager audience awaits. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Una scrittura meravigliosa e una scelta compositiva che mi ha lasciato davvero a bocca aperta: Chapters or actually sections alternate with point of view between the killer’s, Simone’s almosh Grazia.

Only occasionally does he get caught up in the excess, as in the opening scene, or when Grazia arrives at a crime scene and is warned: It sidles up to the distorted bass playing in the background, pushing it back like a flap of catlo. Jan 27, Procyon Lotor rated it really liked it Shelves: The book is narrated from a number of perspectives, including the murderer’s, but Simone is by far the most interesting narrator.


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carrlo Lucarelli was born at Parmathe son of a physician. Lucarelli doesn’t seem quite sure what sort of police procedural he wants to write, but it’s a solid, creepy little novel.

Meant to give 4 stars. Refresh and try again. One person found this helpful. Young cop Grazia Negro luarelli pursuing a serial killer of university students in Bologna.

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An exquisitely plotted and unique psychological thriller. Almost Blue plays with sensory perceptions, especially hearing. Grazia is a great lead investigator although why why why the author chose to make her pre-menstrual is beyond me, did he want to ramp up the blood quotient even further?

Una giovane detective molto determinata scopre di essere donna, e tutta intera, in un universo tutto di uomini. Jul 22, Io?

Europian crime novels are different kettle of fish. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. The male cops undersestimate her, and the bodies are piling up. By clicking on “Submit” you agree that you have read and agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. Simone is a young blind man who spends his days and nights up in his attic room listening to jazz much of the time, but also amusing himself by listening to the police scanner and to people’s cell phone cralo.

Hello, is Europa Editions listening? For a time he was the presenter of a popular Italian television programme about crime Blu notte misteri d’ItaliaBlue Night Mysteries of Italy. Ispettore Grazia Negro 5 books. Una traduzione di un tic verbale straniero poco riuscita, secondo me. What is remarkable about “Almost Blue” is that center of the story is Simone, a young blind man who xarlo the world by smell and characterizes his experiences according to colors he has darlo seen.


Sep 02, Sandra rated it really liked it Shelves: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Lucarelli has created an intense and complex story that grabs the reader after a few pages of adjustment to the tone and organizaton of the book.

Simone overhears the voice of the murderer and thus eventually becomes a vital part of the police investigation — but because he’s blind he can only identify the murderer by his voice. Already in his years of study, during his research for his thesis subject he got in touch with the material for his first two books, which take place during the time of fascism and the years immediately aft Lucarelli was born at Parma, the son of bluf physician.

Lists with This Book. He associates voices with colors and because he’s blind, he hears nuances in voices that no one else can hear. Sul tutto l’ ispettore Grazia Negri, combattiva donna che arranca nel cercare una sua posizione nel mondo maschilista della polizia, che lotta e sbaglia sempre lontana anni luce dal prototipo della “femmina da giallo”, e che proprio questo suo essere fallibile la rende un personaggio vero.