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Considerato un libro di culto tra gli affezionati di Léo Malet, L'ombra del grande muro è il primo dei romanzi "fuori serie" di Malet, in cui l'autore incrocia per un momento quel noir di cui è inventore con il linguaggio e le atmosfere dell'hard boiled. Il grande muro che dà il titolo al romanzo è il muro di cinta del penitenziario di Ossining, New York, dove è rinchiuso ...more
Paperback, Le porte #86, 143 pages
Published 2004 by Fazi (first published 1944)
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Shelves: crime
Short book but very enjoyable
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Das "Mord, Fall, Rache"-Motiv der Geschichte ist heutzutage zwar hundertfach in Romane verwendet worden, im Mafia-Milieu aber wunderbar unterhaltsam!
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Léo Malet est né à Montpellier en 1909. Attiré par l'écriture et l'anarchie, il décide à l'âge de 16 ans de « monter » à Paris, ou pour survivre il effectue une multitude de petits métiers. En 1930, il fait la connaissance d'André Breton et découvre le surréalisme, dont il devient un familier. Après la guerre, Léo Malet rencontre Louis Chavance qui lui suggère d'écrire des romans policiers, un gen ...more