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The Performance (Kobo eBook)

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• Debut novel by a very talented and very promising new voice in Italian literature. • Claudia Petrucci is an Italian writer currently based in Australia. Her English is excellent, and she’s very promotable (young, smart, talented, well-spoken, attractive) with an established social-media following • The Performance is her debut, the story of a love triangle and psychological experiment of mutual manipulation when a mentally ill actress, unable to distinguish between theater and reality, is directed to perform her own life by her husband and her theater director. • A literary page-turner and psychological thriller that falls in the rare category of books: high-quality literary novels that can become commercial successes. • Translated by award-winning translator Anne Milano Appel. • Winner of Premio Flaiano Giovani 2020 for writers under 30, a very important and prestigious literary award in Italy. • The book received rave reviews in the Italian press and was sold at auction in Italy (to La Nave di Teseo), in Germany (to Wagenbach) and in France (to Philippe Rey Editions). • TV and movie rights sold to Wildside, an important Italian producer. Wildside produced “My Brilliant Friend” based on Ferrante’s quadrilogy along with other high-quality movies and series which have become big commercial successes. Many Wildside productions are featured on Netflix.

Product Details
ISBN-13: 9781642861112
Publisher: World Editions
Publication Date: August 2nd, 2022