Fango (Mud)

L’ultimo capodanno dell’umanità, included in this book, was made into a film by Marco Risi in 1998.

“A fearsomely gifted writer.”
The Independent

“A master storyteller.”
The Guardian

From the festive apocalypse of L’ultimo capodanno dell’umanità to the little Albertino, protagonist of Mud, Niccolò Ammaniti’s stories set the scene with the new heroes of a borderline and metropolitan humanity, capable of passing from modest aspiration to a bloody crime. These stories mix all genres, from horror to Italian-style comedy, ultimately striking a genuinely common element in a grotesque comic vein. They are stories in which a minute observation of reality blends with an uncontainable imagination, so that even death is transformed into a glittering spectacle. Tremendous bravura and a superb sense of rhythm make up the rest, giving this book the aspect of an authentic, inimitable jewel.

Details +

Publication year: 1996
Publisher: Mondadori / Einaudi
Number of Pages: 364
Country: Italy

Editions +
Blato AGM
1 January 2005
Dernier réveillon et autres nouvelles cannibales Hachette
30 September 1998
Die letzte Nacht auf den Inseln Goldmann
1 January 1998
Λάσπη Kastaniotis
1 January 2000
Pēdējais vecgada vakars Jāņa Rozes apgāds
1 January 2005
Bagno Muza
10 January 2001
Грязь Symposium
1 January 2005
La última Nochevieja de la humanidad Grijalbo
1 January 1996
Het laatste oudejaar van de mensheid Wereldbibliotheek
The Netherlands
23 June 2011
Het laatste oudejaar van de mensheid Lebowski
The Netherlands
12 February 2010
Çamur Doğan Kitap
1 January 2006
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Croatia: AGM
Czech Republic: Agite
France: Hachette
Germany: Goldmann
Greece: Kastaniotis
Latvia: Jāņa Rozes apgāds
Macedonia: Magor
The Netherlands: Wereldbibliotheek, Lebowski
Poland: Muza
Russia: Symposium
Spain and Latin America (Castilian): Grijalbo
Sweden: Norstedts
Turkey: Doğan Kitap

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