“Tre giallisti contemporanei” A look at three Italian Mystery Writers

Oct 14, 2021 80

In the English-speaking world, there has been a long tradition of mystery writers from Edgard Allan Poe, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, P.D. James, and Martha Grimes, just to name a few.

However, not many Italian mystery writers, or ‘giallisti’, have reached comparable fame. But this is changing as both the quantity and the quality of Italian mystery novels have significantly increased in the past decades and so this Circolo Letterario is devoted to the stories and characters created by three successful contemporary Italian writers: Maurizio De Giovanni, Ilaria Tuti, and Gianrico Carofiglio. These authors’ works are widely translated and thus available to the English-speaking readership.

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SOURCE: https://www.theitalianculturalcenter.org/

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