Milena Agus





Milena Agus

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Genova, Italy
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Milena Agus was born in Genoa to Sardinian parents, and now lives in Cagliari, a recurrent setting for the action in her novels. She used to teach Italian and History at a secondary school, and is now at the Liceo Artistico of Cagliari "Foiso Fois". “The House in Via Manno" (originally published in Italy as “Mal di pietre"), her second novel, won three Italian literary awards, and has been a bestseller in Italy, France, and Germany. In December 2008, Milena Agus was awarded the prestigous Zerilli-Marimò Prize in New York. A film adaptation of the novel is to be directed by Nicole Garcia. Her work has been translated into 18 languages.

Nata a Genova da genitori sardi, vive e lavora a Cagliari, dove insegnava italiano e storia all'Istituto Tec...more


Average rating: 3.41 · 1,199 ratings · 192 reviews · 9 distinct works · Similar authors
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3.53 of 5 stars 3.53 avg rating — 792 ratings — published 2006 — 34 editions
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Ali di babbo
3.25 of 5 stars 3.25 avg rating — 100 ratings — published 2008 — 13 editions
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Mentre dorme il pescecane
3.32 of 5 stars 3.32 avg rating — 91 ratings — published 2005 — 13 editions
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La contessa di ricotta
2.81 of 5 stars 2.81 avg rating — 111 ratings — published 2009 — 13 editions
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Sottosopra
3.32 of 5 stars 3.32 avg rating — 72 ratings — published 2012 — 6 editions
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Mon Voisin
3.59 of 5 stars 3.59 avg rating — 29 ratings — published 2008 — 3 editions
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Perché scrivere
3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2007
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The House in Via Manno
0.0 of 5 stars 0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings — published 2014
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Piciocas. Storie di ex bamb...
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2.0 of 5 stars 2.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2012
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“Yo creo que si queremos que una persona que nos cae antipática siga siendo antipática para siempre, debemos negarnos de plano a conocerla”
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“La diferencia entre cuando eres rico y famoso y cuando dejas de serlo es que, antes, todas las cosas raras que hacías se consideraban como la libre expresión del genio; después, se tienen por algo fastidioso e insoportable”
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“Te deseo la inmensa felicidad que nos llega de la felicidad de alguien que es feliz con nosotros”
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