Almost Blue . Carlo Lucarelli of the detective, the blind Simone and the killer, Lucarelli, master of Italian noir, weaves a gripping thriller. A review, and links to other information about and reviews of Almost Blue by Carlo Lucarelli. Almost Blue (Inspector Negro, book 1) by Carlo Lucarelli – book cover, description, publication history.

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Be the first to discover new talent! I seem alomst be having a bout of the DNFs at the moment. Ik heb sinds lange tijd weer een boekje uitgelezen, en kan hem een ieder aanraden.

There are some interesting insights into the worlds of the mentally ill, the blind, as well as being a woman and living in a misogynistic culture and profession. Trivia About Almost Blue.


Sep 04, Caterina Faggioli rated it it was amazing. Personaggi strutturati con maestria, tempi narrativi perfetti, ambientazione ricostruita superbamente e idee a iosa.

I personaggi sono davvero interessanti, ma i loro aspetti conflittuali fanno solo da contorno: Simone spends his days in solitude, listening to Elvis Costello’s Almost Blue and scanning the radio waves of the city to eavesdrop on other people’s lives.

Together Simone lucarslli Negro are the only people able to stop him. That’s seven missing lines and I’d really apreciate it.

Simona Colombo almst it did not like it Dec 03, 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 a physician. See 2 questions about Almost Blue….


Almost Blue by Carlo Lucarelli

The narrative switches back and forth between three perspectives, the reader put inside the head of both the serial killer that’s on the loose and of a blind man with a finally honed sense of hearing, while also relating the police investigation, as led by young female inspector Grazia Negro. There have been a series of murders of students in Bologna, and while the police is reluctant to attribute them all to one serial killer it becomes clear that they are all the work of the same very brutal hands: Open Preview See a Problem?

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Translated from the Italian, that might explain some of the terrible sentence structures and pointless lines, but not all of them.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Piacevole anche, seppur limitato a pochi passi, l’apparire di alcune espressioni dialettali o gergali tipiche dell’aria bolognese. Scendo lentamente, prima con il palmo della mano e poi con il resto ma quando tocco le liste di ferro They are more about politics than murder, so I was surprised by Almost Bluewhich features some very gruesome murders.

Other books in the series. She turns up no solid leads, however, until Simone overhears The Iguana on his scanner luring a gullible victim to her death. Inoltre, anche l’italiano usato da L.

He is a frequently invited moderator on an Italian television programme about crime Blu notte misteri d’Italia. Simone describes Grazia’s voice like this: This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Trivia About Almost Blue. This was a little too creepy for me. Sep 24, Yvann S rated it liked it.


But lordy, it was so bad.

They call him ‘the Iguana’, because of his ability to change the way he appears completely, blending in and taking on the appearance of his victims. Un ragazzo ossessionato dalle campane. What he hears in his head overwhelms him, causing him to inflict pain to himself and to others. This is a strange request, but someone put a sticker on page in the Einaudi pocketbook and because of it some text got blocked.

As the corpses pile up in Bologna, the result of a serial killer, Simone realizes that he has heard the murderer speak to one of his victims. Lucarelli can write so beautifully, his ability to describe something is wonderful, and he understands drama, but here, in “Almost Blue” I feel he’s tried to be too clever, too bloody and too melodramatic.

I have almoost say that I was disappointed by this book. Nov 05, Olga Becci rated it it was amazing. Pretty soon the guy with the green voice finds out about Simone and goes looking for him. Un assassino si reincarna nelle sue vittime, e corre per le strade con nelle orecchie il rock piu metallico. I was surprised by the narrative complexity. Retrieved from ” http: Thanks for telling us about the problem.

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