From the international bestselling author of Gomorrah, this is a deeply personal and candid portrait of Italy today: a place of trafficking and toxic waste, where votes can be bought and sold, where organized crime ravages both north and south – yet also where many courageous individuals defy the system, and millions work tirelessly for a better future.
‘Saviano is a blazingly vivid and courageous writer’ Independent
‘A national hero’ Umberto Eco
‘Saviano has an astonishing ability to write luminously yet subtly about terrible things’ Le Parisien
‘Brave and passionate’ Guardian
‘One of the world’s finest investigative journalists’ GQ